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adjective as in proved

adjective as in well-founded

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Speculation raged that Duke agreed not to run as part of the deal, though it was never proven.

Critics accused Foster of giving Duke a payoff to stay out of the race; that was never proven.

“I am being proven right about massive vaccinations” he tweeted in September.

The North Korean hackers have proven to be a persistent adversary, if not the most skilled one.

But these must be proven under a signed and sworn statement and judged reasonable by the DOH.

That there is a distinct field for such a book is proven by the unexpectedly large demand for the first edition.

Though he lacked the highest moral courage, his physical bravery was proven on many a stricken field from Valladolid to Warsaw.

It is well known that these declarations of science are mere speculations, plausible indeed, but nowhere proven to be true.

I should have remembered the consequences to the Countess if it were proven that she had been championing a fraud.

But there are other ways of explaining all these things, and perhaps it may be proven that there are better ways.


On this page you'll find 273 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to proven, such as: accepted, allowed, authorized, backed, endorsed, and passed.

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