1. robust => corroborate.
- corroborate: see robust
- corroborate (v.)
- 1530s, "to give (legal) confirmation to," from Latin corroboratus, past participle of corroborare "to strengthen, invigorate," from com- "together" or "thoroughly" (see com-) + roborare "to make strong," from robur, robus "strength," (see robust).
Meaning "to strengthen by evidence, to confirm" is from 1706. Sometimes in early use the word also has its literal Latin sense, especially of medicines. Related: Corroborated; corroborating; corroborative.
- 1. He looked at me anxiously, as if he hoped I'd corroborate this.
- 他神色不安地看着我, 仿佛他希望我证实地的话.
来自英汉文学 - 盖茨比
- 2. It appeared that what he said went to corroborate my account.
- 3. Upon checking your statement, it has been impossible to corroborate the facts.
- 4. There's nothing to corroborate your story.
- 5. If you're going to be my witness, your story must corroborate my story.
- 如果你充当我的人证, 你的陈述一定要证实我说的话.
[ corroborate 造句 ]