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testify
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

3 uses
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Definition
provide evidence of something — especially to say something under oath in a court of law
  • The deafening claps of thunder and the dazzling flashes of lightning which lit up the ghastly scene testified that the artillery of heaven had lent its supernatural pomp to the already gruesome spectacle.
    Episode 12 — Cyclops (27% in)
  • To conclude, while from the sister's words he had reckoned upon a speedy delivery he was, however, it must be owned, not a little alleviated by the intelligence that the issue so auspicated after an ordeal of such duress now testified once more to the mercy as well as to the bounty of the Supreme Being.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (54% in)
  • Being a levelheaded individual who could give points to not a few in point of shrewd observation he also remarked on his very dilapidated hat and slouchy wearing apparel generally testifying to a chronic impecuniosity.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (12% in)

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