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adjective as in telltale

adverb as in prima facie

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When detectives discovered that the message was “a pure coincidence … of no evidential value,” reporters refused to believe them.

Of all the apparent coincidences I have noticed between Shakspere's previous plays and the essays, none has any evidential value.

Each was wedded to a system of thought according to which signs on earth were of no evidential value.

They are as evidential of manufacture or of creation or of any other process of intelligent mind.

Such an occurrence can be evidential only when the hair changes color demonstrably in the case of a witness.

(a) Logic is, according to Schiel the science of evidence—not of finding evidence but of rendering evidence evidential.


On this page you'll find 84 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to evidential, such as: emblematic, ominous, suggestive, symbolic, symptomatic, and characteristic.

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