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corroborate
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

2 uses
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Definition
to support an opinion — typically with additional evidence or testimony
  • ...absence of any corroborative evidence, this man was indicted on a capital charge and is now on trial for his life....
    p. 270.3
corroborative = supporting an opinion

(editor's note:  The suffix "-ive" converts a word into an adjective; though over time, what was originally an adjective often comes to be used as a noun. The adjective pattern means tending to and is seen in words like attractive, impressive, and supportive. Examples of the noun include narrative, alternative, and detective.)
  • His mouth was twisted into a purposeful half-grin, and his eyes happy about, and he said something about corroborating evidence, which made me sure he was showing off.
    p. 227.1
corroborating = supporting
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