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authenticate
used in Moby Dick

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establish that something is real or legitimate
  • Nevertheless there have occurred instances, well authenticated ones too, where the captain has been known for an uncommonly critical moment or two, in a sudden squall say—to seize hold of the nearest oarsman's hair, and hold on there like grim death.
    Chapters 52-54 — The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (23% in)

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