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circumstantiate

verb cir·cum·stan·ti·ate \ˌsər-kəm-ˈstan(t)-shē-ˌāt\
cir·cum·stan·ti·at·edcir·cum·stan·ti·at·ing

Definition of CIRCUMSTANTIATE

transitive verb
:  to supply with circumstantial evidence or support

First Known Use of CIRCUMSTANTIATE

circa 1652

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