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v., to support or strengthen an idea or a statement; to attest to the truth of; to confirm
Corroborate
n., a departure from the usual course; a deviation; an abnormal development
Aberration
adj., extremely demanding or difficult; requiring or having great courage or strength, like that possessed by Hercules
Herculean
n., a contemplation of things that happened in the past
Retrospect
n., a scarcity, as of food; a lack; too small a supply of something
Dearth
adj., standing out; easily seen or noticed; conspicuous; noticeable; prominent
Salient
v., to decree or decide by law; to pass sentence
Adjudged
adj., occurring every day; daily; occurring during the daytime
Diurnal
n., openness; saying what one really thinks; frankness; impartiality
Candor
adj., amusingly absurd; ridiculous
Ludicrous
n., a skill; a clever device; a sly or artful trick; trickery
Artifices
n., the position or arrangement of parts or elements of something; a shape; an outline
Configuration
adj., giving strict attention to what is right or proper; exact and careful
Scrupulous
v., to infer by reasoning; to conclude from known facts and principles
Deduce
v., to prove that someone or something is false or incorrect; to disprove
Refute
v., to catch the attention of, by beauty or excellence; to enchant; to fascinate; to charm; to attract
Captivate
n., a person who supports a cause or idea; someone who makes a proposition; an advocate
Proponent
adj., still in existence; not extinct, lost, or destroyed
Extant
n., the use of clever talk or trickery to deceive or evade
Chicanery
n., the practice of foretelling the future from signs and omens; an omen or sign
Augury