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Usage examples for confirm

  1. The writer has been very careful to note the exact times and to confirm those about which there was any doubt. – The Man Who Knew by Edgar Wallace
  2. Direct observation will, I believe, confirm them, so close is their connection with the known facts. – The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles by Jean Henri Fabre
  3. Unfortunately, this superstition continues to have a vogue and an influence over people's minds because stories are told that are supposed to confirm it. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  4. Under the Treaty Germany is required to confirm this surrender and to recognize the title of the Allies to the material. – The Economic Consequences of the Peace by John Maynard Keynes
  5. To confirm and take advantage of this success, it is necessary to follow up this movement with energy so as to allow the enemy no rest. – 1914 by John French, Viscount of Ypres
  6. Only, I feel as if out of justice to what your mother may have said to you I ought to confirm it. – The High Calling by Charles M. Sheldon
  7. Do not your brothers confirm this in their letters? – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  8. If anything had been wanting to confirm my resolution, that would have done it. – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  9. I fear it not, so Christ confirm it not; He did warn me afore of the same. – Mistress Margery by Emily Sarah Holt
  10. Unable to stand the suspense longer she had finally decided to seek out Dakota to attempt to confirm Duncan's story of her father's visit and to plead with Dakota to withhold his hand. – The Trail to Yesterday by Charles Alden Seltzer
  11. I have been making a few inquiries, and they all tend to confirm my theory, but I am afraid I cannot stay here discussing the matter any longer, as I have an important appointment elsewhere. – The Mystery of the Four Fingers by Fred M. White
  12. All you've done is confirm my worst fears." – Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow
  13. Mrs. Gerald was silent, and Tattine, expecting her to confirm what she had said, grew a little suspicious. – Tattine by Ruth Ogden
  14. Not to save his children would L'Ouverture do an act to excite or confirm any distrust of his people. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  15. I will go to my dear Matilda, who will confirm me in this becoming pride. – The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole
  16. The Emperor said: " It seems a most reasonable selection, and, unless some strong objection be urged, I shall confirm the choice of Cochem." – The Strong Arm by Robert Barr
  17. The result, however, of our repeated endeavours to induce them to come among us has been such as to confirm me in an opinion, that they either fear or despise us too much, to be anxious for a closer connection. – A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay by Watkin Tench
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