The corroboration that apparently led him to put faith in Ben-Menashe's testimony was retroactive.
corroboration is not needed in a speech intended narrowly for the pre-convinced.
Ruth, in his defense, said that he had been having dinner with friends at the time, and produced two witnesses in corroboration.
In corroboration of this Stayman reports that it is not found growing native in clayey, limestone soils.
The young man touched it hastily; in corroboration of the fact.
In the present age of much-vaunted civilisation this seems incredible, but there is corroboration.
"You are right, sir," the operator said in corroboration of McGuire's remark.
Now, instead of corroboration, he got only a flat and unshaken contradiction.
And he clung to McGuire for corroboration of his impossible story.
Now, the next question, gentlemen, is what is meant by corroboration?
mid-15c., "strengthening, support," from Late Latin corroborationem (nominative corroboratio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin corroborare "to strengthen" (see corroborate). Meaning "confirmation" attested by 1768.