circumstantiate

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

Definition of circumstantiate

circumstantiated

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circumstantiating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to supply with circumstantial evidence or support

Circa 1652

First Known Use of circumstantiate

circa 1652


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contemplative of or relative to the past

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