What is the opposite of controvert?

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Opposite of to oppose, dispute or argue against something
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Opposite of to demonstrate or expose to the falsehood of something
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Opposite of to dispute the validity of
“To the astonishment of the jury, the defendant's lawyer would accept the evidence presented by the prosecutor.”
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Opposite of to prove to be false or erroneous
“What he could do is extend an apology, as he has no evidence whatsoever to corroborate his deplorable allegation.”
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Opposite of to express different opinions about something, often angrily
“Many would agree that it is better to prevent things from happening than trying to fix things that have already been broken.”
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(deviate from) Opposite of to run counter to
“Such problems seemed to break up the whole image of the future, and in these circumstances, it is so much simpler to stick to established expectations.”
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(depart from) Opposite of to run counter to
“So many stories here seem to correlate to a pattern of abuse.”
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Opposite of to declare to be untrue
“When you acknowledge your own mistakes, you become instantly credible to your employer.”
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Opposite of to discredit or ridicule something through the exposing of facts or information
“I support their theory that the traits are likely influenced by a long history of genetic and cultural trends that maintained and encouraged these seemingly ubiquitous characteristics.”
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Opposite of to retaliate
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Opposite of to express uncertainty
“We do not believe that definitive conclusions can be reached on so obviously inadequate an evidentiary record.”
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Opposite of to struggle to overcome, eliminate, or prevent
“The network will finally bow to mounting pressure to remove the controversial show from its nightly rotation.”
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Opposite of to defy or be disloyal to someone
“We stand before Your Highness, ready to do your bidding and obey your orders.”
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Opposite of to quarrel or argue
“We gel with each other very well, and rarely give in to bickering.”
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