from The Century Dictionary.

  • Tending to strengthen; corroborative.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Tending to strengthen; corroborative.

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  • adjective Serving to corroborate or strengthen

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  • adjective serving to support or corroborate


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  • In this context, the new journal article provides corroboratory evidence that dust collected locally the afternoon of 9/11 and the following day contains microscopic traces of thermite.

    New Scientific Study: Smoking Gun Evidence of 9/11 Explosives in WTC Dust

  • The more research is undertaken, the more corroboratory evidence we find for events in France, England, and America.

    Champlain's Dream

  • The more research is undertaken, the more corroboratory evidence we find for events in France, England, and America.

    Champlain's Dream

  • 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.

    Nicholas Nickleby

  • He says, and there may be corroboratory information elsewhere -- officials suggest there is -- that this man came and talked to him offering his services in effect.

    CNN Transcript Jun 10, 2002

  • I also cited corroboratory reports by the head of the Gaza observer force, Lt. - Col. R.F. Bayard of the US army, and by the editor of Al Hamishmar, Mark Gefen, who was an eyewitness to atrocities including wanton killing, for example, the murder of a doctor at Gaza hospital by an Israeli soldier.

    Chomsky's 'Fateful Triangle': An Exchange

  • In opposing the notion that the Nazi phenomenon arose from traits and trends peculiar only to Germans, Barraclough appended to the above statement about the "fanatical minority" not being representative an impressive selection of little known corroboratory data.

    The Nazi Disease

  • And as they seized with avidity every slight incident of disorder that could by any means be associated with the great religious movement now in progress, and presented it as corroboratory proof of the charge preferred against the "Lutherans," it is not surprising that they were generally successful in their appeal to the fears of a class which had so much at stake.

    The Rise of the Hugenots, Vol. 1 (of 2)

  • Even in the very denunciations of opponents we find corroboratory evidence of the main facts in question.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 77, March, 1864

  • Réaumur was one of the first to prove this, as shown by the Kelleia family of Malta, and there have been many corroboratory instances reported; it is shown to last for three, four, and even five generations; intermarriage with normal persons finally eradicates it.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine


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