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testify
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

8 uses
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Definition
provide evidence of something — especially to say something under oath in a court of law
  • Tate testified that her right eye was blackened, that she was beaten around the...
    p. 235.6
testified = said
  • We asked Miss Maudie to elucidate: she said Miss Stephanie seemed to know so much about the case she might as well be called on to testify.
    p. 213.9
  • testify = provide oral evidence in court
  • During a controversy of this character, Jeems Cunningham testified that his mother spelled it Cunningham on deeds and things, but she was really a Coningham, she was an uncertain speller, a seldom reader, and was given to looking far away sometimes when she sat on the front gallery in the evening.
    p. 220.8
  • testified = provided oral evidence
  • Miss Mayella, not to be tedious, you've testified that the defendant hit you, grabbed you around the neck, choked you, and took advantage of you.
    p. 248.4
  • testified = provided oral evidence
  • "Now," said Atticus, "Miss Mayella, you've testified that the defendant choked and beat you—you didn't say that he sneaked up behind you and knocked you cold, but you turned around and there he was-"
    p. 249.6
  • testified = provided oral evidence
  • You testified that you turned around and there he was.
    p. 249.9
  • testified = provided oral evidence
  • But you weren't in a fix—you testified that you were resisting Miss Ewell.
    p. 265.1
  • testified = provided oral evidence
  • Her father saw it, and the defendant has testified as to his remarks.
    p. 272.8
testified = provided oral evidence
There are no more uses of "testify" in To Kill a Mockingbird.

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