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Word: corroborate

Definition: confirm; support; strengthen


Sentences Containing 'corroborate'

A study of the accident impacts of re-engineering bicycle crossings in the Swedish city of Gothenburg appears to corroborate those findings by attributing collision rate reductions in part to significant increases in cyclist volumes at the treated sites.
And in this letter you certainly have a very strong piece of evidence to corroborate your view.
Certainly there are a number of local names within their district which seem to corroborate this opinion."
Eric Meyers, next, said "I concur; my visits also corroborate that.
However, in spring 753, Yang Guozhong induced An Lushan into accusing Li Linfu of having been complicit with Li Xianzhong's rebellion, and then had Li Linfu's son-in-law Yang Qixuan (楊齊宣) corroborate this.
I CORROBORATE Mr. DICK, AND CHOOSE A PROFESSION When I awoke in the morning I thought very much of little Em'ly, and her emotion last night, after Martha had left.
Lusk et al. claim that the "Wachtel and Lewiston data, when corrected to include non-intersection crashes, corroborate our findings that separated paths are safer or at least no more dangerous than bicycling in the street."
On the other hand, the fact that instincts are not always absolutely perfect and are liable to mistakes; that no instinct can be shown to have been produced for the good of other animals, though animals take advantage of the instincts of others; that the canon in natural history, of "Natura non facit saltum," is applicable to instincts as well as to corporeal structure, and is plainly explicable on the foregoing views, but is otherwise inexplicable--all tend to corroborate the theory of natural selection.
To corroborate this speculation the intelligence officials said the separatist ULFA was responsible for the blasts.
To doubt any longer was impossible; there was the evidence of the senses, and ten thousand persons who came to corroborate the testimony.
Zhang Changzong promised Zhang Yue a promotion if he would corroborate the accusations against Wei, who was Zhang Yue's superior.

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