corroborate

Definition: To confirm; to support

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A Tale of Two Cities - By Charles Dickens, Frederick S Boas, T. H. Allen
...At-last, when he appealed by name to Monsieur Lorry, an English gentleman then and there present, who, like himself, had been a witness on that English trial and could corroborate his account of it, the Jury declared that ttay had heard enough, and that they were ready with their votes if the President were content to receive them ....
The count of Monte-Cristo - By Alexandre Dumas
...To doubt any was impossible; there was the evidence of the senses, and ten ind persons who came to corroborate the testimony ....
The Last of the Mohicans - By James Fenimore Cooper
...There are many physical as well as moral facts which corroborate this opinion, and some few that would seem to weigh against it ....
Barchester Towers - By Anthony Trollope, Michael Sadleir
...To him it appeared to be in almost every respect the letter of a declared lover; it seemed to corroborate his worst suspicions; and the fact of Eleanor 's showing it to him was all but tantamount to a declaration on her part, that it was her pleasure to receive love-letters from Mr. Slope ....
Tom Jones - By Henry Fielding
...As we have no public notoriety, no concurrent testimony, no records to support and corroborate what we deliver, it becomes us to keep within the limits not only of possibility, but of probability too; and this more especially in painting what is greatly good and amiable ....
The Way We Live Now - By Anthony Trollope
...Of course every word he had said to Nidderdale had been a lie, or intended to corroborate lies ....
Romola - By George Eliot
...statement of other visions which were to corroborate this ....
Heroines of Fiction - By William Dean Howells
...To such a spectator Mr. Cable 's studies of Creole character in his New Orleans of the early nineteenth century seem affectionately, almost fondly, appreciative, and they convince of their justice by that internal evidence which it is as hard to corroborate as to overthrow ....
Ten Thousand a Year - By Samuel Warren
...The more he reflected on the exorbitant demand of the Quaint Club--and so suddenly exorbitant, and enforced by such an insolent sort of quiet pertinacity, the more he saw to corroborate--had that occurred to him as necessary--the alarming intelligence of M ` Do'em ....
Sketches by Boz - By Charles Dickens, George Cruikshank, Frederick Barnard
...pettishly ejaculated Joseph Overton; throwing himself into an arm chair, and producing Miss Julia 's letter from his pocket, as if to corroborate the assertion that he had been asked . "...
The Return of Sherlock Holmes - By Arthur Conan Doyle
...Several of the dead man 's possessions--notably a small case of razors--had been found in the valet 's boxes, but he explained that they had been presents from the deceased, and the housekeeper was able to corroborate the story ....
The Works of Shakespeare - By William Shakespeare, Alexander Pope, Nicholas Rowe
...We might even go further, and surmise that many of the roughnesses of Q were left unsmoothed from the original drama, and that the process of augmentation came before that of revision, which eventually was accomplished in the text represented by F. This view would not diminish, but corroborate the im...
His Last Bow - By Arthur Conan Doyle
...Now he will pretend, no doubt, that I have said anything which he may invent which will corroborate his insane suspicions ....
The King, the Kaiser and Irish Freedom - By James K. McGuire
...They fully corroborate the claim of the writer that the United States is really...
Her Father's Daughter - By Gene Stratton-Porter
...`` Of course, " Linda hastened to corroborate, wishing if possible to avoid any unpleasantness ....