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circumstantial

adjective
     
Related topics: Crime and Law
cir‧cum‧stan‧tial
1SC law based on something that appears to be true but is not proven
circumstantial evidence/case
The case against McCarthy is based largely on circumstantial evidence.
2 formal including all the details:
The book includes a long and circumstantial account of Empson's conversation with the Queen.
circumstantially adverb

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