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Her emotional testimony moved the jury.
  something that serves as evidence — especially a statement at a trial or hearing
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  • Her emotional testimony moved the jury.
  • He said it in his testimony to the Senate Environment and Public Works committee on greenhouse gas emissions.
  • The first people to give testimony were criminals themselves, members of the organizations and syndicates who, for one reason or another, decided to turn against their own kind.
    Robert Cormier  --  I Am the Cheese
  • For the remainder of your testimony, I wish you would stick to what you saw, Mr. Quillan.
    Stephen King  --  Carrie

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  • The remainder of the trial consisted of the testimony of eleven witnesses—four for Mason and seven for Clyde.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  An American Tragedy
  • Well, I think that testimony that could put a human being into the electric chair should be that accurate.
    Reginald Rose  --  Twelve Angry Men
  • On top was a copy of my testimony from the preliminary hearing.
    Alice Sebold  --  Lucky
  • Their testimony is basic to the defense of my client.
    Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee  --  Inherit the Wind
  • Won’t his testimony validate that they are, in fact, Africans?
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • Let me now advert ... to what was peculiar in that testimony.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Murders in the Rue Morgue

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  • Mr. Ewell, you heard the sheriff’s testimony, didn’t you?
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • I’ve seen you give testimony, Valentine’s daughter."
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • Conspiracy charges are often brought against a person just on the strength of testimony from a "coconspirator" or, even worse, a "confidential informant," someone who has agreed to rat out others in exchange for immunity.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • Walter thought the testimony was so nonsensical he couldn’t believe that people were taking it seriously.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • "We are obliged to listen to the testimony, Matthew," said Captain Talcott reasonably.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • Here and there a loop stuck out, maybe big enough to stick your pinky finger through, pitiful testimony to the challengers who had tried and failed.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Maniac Magee
  • "That testimony has no credibility," he said.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • There’s a National Orphan Train Complex based in Concordia, Kansas, with a website that includes riders’ testimonies and photographs and a link to FAQs.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • But we have eyewitness testimony.
    David Baldacci  --  Zero Day
  • Here on Yamacraw, fastened over the door of a peeling house, mute in its testimony to a defeated cause and an expiring way of life, the flag had more dignity than I had ever noticed before.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • Living testimony of the easy expediency in which the Germans often indulged, the sisters had been spared the gas solely because of their energetic yet delicate artistry with needle and thread.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • And the little man on the bay mare, dry as his bones might be, and steeped to the marrow in the law, had by his own testimony the soul of a romantic.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • On the grounds that your client gave false testimony concerning his whereabouts when Kathy Voskuhl was killed.
    James Patterson  --  1st to Die
  • He had been deported quickly, before local officials could take his testimony.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • Tobias’s testimony is irrefutable this way.
    Veronica Roth  --  Insurgent
  • And this silence about Dokhturov is the clearest testimony to his merit.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • "…called Help with testimonies from some of Mississippi’s very own housekeepers—"
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • A lawyer would have objected to this testimony as irrelevant.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • Under Sharia law, which applied to domestic and inheritance matters, the testimony of two women carried the weight of that from a single man.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Though the trial testimony seemed to raise enormous doubt as to his guilt, Sasaki was convicted and ultimately sentenced to six years of hard labor.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Do you have anything to add to your testimony before we pronounce judgment?
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Leaves not a single descendant, only scattered, partial testimony, His complete works doodles in the dirt?
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • It was testimony to the romantic speculation he inspired that there were whispers about him from those who found little that it was necessary to whisper about in this world.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • An overpowering smell of sweat, a sort of unconscious testimony to the strenuousness of his life, followed him about wherever he went, and even remained behind him after he had gone.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • I have already explained that the testimony of the postmaster shows that the test was worthless and that we have no proof one way or the other.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • However novel and peculiar this testimony of attachment, I did not doubt the accuracy of the interpretation.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • To doubt any longer was impossible; there was the evidence of the senses, and ten thousand persons who came to corroborate the testimony.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Someone whose testimony associates you and Hickock with this case.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • The Vatican is made up of deeply pious men who truly believe these contrary documents could only be false testimony.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • But fortunately the special point I here seek can be established upon testimony entirely independent of my own.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • The testimony of Mr. DOUGLASS, on this point, is sustained by a cloud of witnesses, whose veracity is unimpeachable.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • I have studied the runes carefully and listened to all the testimony given in the Council, said Brother Zachariah.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Lost Souls
  • Such men were dangerous, and even the new cadet officers whom Clevinger had helped into office were eager to give damning testimony against him.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • She said she hated putting the children through this, but their testimony was essential.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Forged by Fire
  • I shall go there to give my testimony.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • He failed to see why anyone would need more bluster and testimony about God’s Plan than what he found, for example, within the fine-veined world of an eyeball.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • "Mine hasn’t come to me yet," said St. Clare, "though I’ll bear testimony that you put it into me pretty thoroughly when I was a boy."
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • Salander claimed that the man had groped her, and her testimony was supported by witnesses.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Thus far I have gone, tracing a secure way over the pathless seas, the very stars themselves being witnesses and testimonies of my triumph.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • That he was living testimony of someone who should have run.
    Ernest J. Gaines  --  A Lesson Before Dying
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