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  1. positive, confirming(adj)

    indicating existence or presence of a suspected condition or pathogen

    "a positive pregnancy test"

    irrefutable, confident(p), positively charged, substantiative, positive(p), verifying, confirmatory, electropositive, collateral, incontrovertible, confirmative, positive, validating, substantiating, positivistic, corroborative, plus, convinced(p), validatory, prescribed, positivist, corroboratory, cocksure, overconfident, verificatory


  2. collateral, confirmative, confirming, confirmatory, corroborative, corroboratory, substantiating, substantiative, validating, validatory, verificatory, verifying(adj)

    serving to support or corroborate

    "collateral evidence"

    confirmatory, positive, verificatory, validatory, collateral, corroborative, substantiating, confirmative, indirect, substantiative, corroboratory, validating, verifying


PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "confirming":

    assuring, confirmation, stressing, confirm, affirming, asserting, attesting, emphasizing, upholding, reconfirming

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  1. Jeremy Snyder:

    Previous research has shown that crowdfunding is being used for unproven stem cell interventions and alternative cancer interventions. This paper builds on that research by confirming the existence these areas of concern and also demonstrating that this problematic fundraising is going on for HBOT for brain injury and antibiotic treatment for Lyme disease, the public should know that their money may be wasted on ineffective treatments or even used for dangerous interventions that could harm the health of those they are seeking to help. If their aim is to help others, there are a variety of well run, science-based charities that very effectively help those in medical need.

  2. James Meredith:

    I am thankful for the strong, united response of our university community to the desecration of the James Meredith statue last year, confirming our university values of civility and respect. what it is saying is that the only possible justice for a black in the state of Mississippi is the federal government and if there's anything that we don't need it's that being our only means of expecting justice.

  3. The OAG:

    As part of the ongoing criminal investigations in the FIFA affair, the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) carried out a search of FIFA's headquarters on 2 June 2016 with the aim of confirming existing findings and obtaining further information.

  4. Sarah Wild:

    The apparent reduction in breast cancer among women with type 1 diabetes needs confirming but may be related to different patterns of child-bearing.

  5. Mady Hornig:

    We now have evidence confirming what millions of people with this disease already know -- that ME/CFS isn't psychological.


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    A synonym for "subterranean"
    • A. surface
    • B. ulterior
    • C. overhead
    • D. overt

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