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used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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capable (able to do something in a generally satisfactory manner) — sometimes specifically to have legal capability
  • It was mighty dark out there, black as ink. 'd take somebody mighty used to the dark to make a competent witness...
    p. 368.1
competent = sufficiently capable (in this case, of testifying reliably)
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