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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Circumstantiate \Cir'cum*stan"ti*ate\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Circumstantiated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Circumstantiating}.] [See {Circumstantiating} (?).]

1. To place in particular circumstances; to invest with particular accidents or adjuncts. [R.]

If the act were otherwise circumstantiated, it might will that freely which now it wills reluctantly. --Bramhall.

2. To prove or confirm by circumstances; to enter into details concerning.

Neither will time permint to circumstantiate these particulars, which I have only touched in the general. --State Trials (1661).

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