adducing


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ad·duce

 (ə-do͞os′, ə-dyo͞os′)
tr.v. ad·duced, ad·duc·ing, ad·duc·es
To cite as an example or means of proof in an argument.

[Latin addūcere, to bring to : ad-, ad- + dūcere, to lead; see deuk- in Indo-European roots.]

ad·duce′a·ble, ad·duc′i·ble adj.
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Noun1.adducing - citing as evidence or proofadducing - citing as evidence or proof    
argument, statement - a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true; "it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true"
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In a trembling, faltering voice Pierre began adducing proofs of the truth of his statements.
Thereupon Madame Mantalini, quite unmoved by some most pathetic lamentations on the part of her husband, that the apothecary had not mixed the prussic acid strong enough, and that he must take another bottle or two to finish the work he had in hand, entered into a catalogue of that amiable gentleman's gallantries, deceptions, extravagances, and infidelities (especially the last), winding up with a protest against being supposed to entertain the smallest remnant of regard for him; and adducing, in proof of the altered state of her affections, the circumstance of his having poisoned himself in private no less than six times within the last fortnight, and her not having once interfered by word or deed to save his life.
It is the texts and words of the Quran that we must adduce for establishing the authenticity of so-called pre-Islamic poetry, rather than adducing this poetry [to establish the linguistic authority] of the Quran".
These issues cannot be dealt by way of applications but during the trial of suit by framing of charges, adducing evidence and trying thereon," said the order passed by the division bench of Justice Vikramjit Sen and Justice Mukta Gupta.