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circumstantial evidence
used in Great Expectations

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Definition
evidence that can suggest something, but does not prove it
  • In his lay capacity, he persisted in sitting down in the damp to such an insane extent, that when his coat was taken off to be dried at the kitchen fire, the circumstantial evidence on his trousers would have hanged him, if it had been a capital offence.
    Chapter 6 (57% in)

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