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corroborate
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Nicholas Nickleby
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  • Nicholas nodded his head from time to time, as it corroborated the particulars he had already gleaned; but he fixed his eyes upon the fire, and did not look round once.
  • The certificates were regularly signed as extracts from the parish books, the first letter had a genuine appearance of having been written and preserved for some years, the handwriting of the second tallied with it exactly, (making proper allowance for its having been written by a person in extremity,) and there were several other corroboratory scraps of entries and memoranda which it was equally difficult to question.

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  • The detectives looked for evidence to corroborate her story.
  • A blood test corroborated the doctor’s suspicion of diabetes.

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