cement = 'to prove conclusively'

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Nov 22 02:06:26 UTC 2012

I've never seen this construction - which results in a new sense:

The find cements that both the new and old fossils are *Necrolestes* and
proves that this group did not go extinct as early as believed.


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