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synonyms for substantiate

  • affirm
  • confirm
  • corroborate
  • debunk
  • demonstrate
  • justify
  • prove
  • ratify
  • validate
  • verify
  • actualize
  • approve
  • authenticate
  • complete
  • establish
  • incarnate
  • manifest
  • materialize
  • objectify
  • personify
  • realize
  • reify
  • support
  • test
  • try
  • attest to
  • bear out
  • check out
  • check up
  • try on
  • try out
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antonyms for substantiate

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  • contradict
  • deny
  • discredit
  • disprove
  • invalidate
  • reject
  • veto
  • disapprove
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • oppose
  • refuse
  • break
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The latter possibility, if substantiated, would, of course, cause a flurry of excitement among theoretical physicists to say the least, as it could imply the existence of new forces and particles.
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How far Greene was able to substantiate his claim before the university is not recorded; he died in October, 1630.
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This power of the pulpit enabled the hierarchy to set up and substantiate any claims which they chose.
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However, this is pure speculation, as there is nothing to substantiate such an assumption.
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To substantiate and set forth at large the momentous distinction between Reason and Understanding.
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As we have hinted at the strength of his memory, we will now produce some facts to substantiate the truth.
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