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corroborate
used in David Copperfield

4 uses
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Definition to support an opinion — typically with additional evidence or testimony
  • I have frequently endeavoured to find decisive corroboration of those suspicions, but without effect.
    Chapters 37-39 (27% in)
  • I heard that Mr. Sharp and Mr. Mell were both supposed to be wretchedly paid; and that when there was hot and cold meat for dinner at Mr. Creakle's table, Mr. Sharp was always expected to say he preferred cold; which was again corroborated by J. Steerforth, the only parlour-boarder.
    Chapters 4-6 (98% in)
  • CHAPTER 23 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.
    Chapters 22-24 (49% in)
  • 'Affection,' said Miss Lavinia, glancing at her sister for corroboration, which she gave in the form of a little nod to every clause, 'mature affection, homage, devotion, does not easily express itself.
    Chapters 40-42 (36% in)

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