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used in Atlas Shrugged

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provide evidence of something — especially to say something under oath in a court of law
  • The popcorn wrappers and the whiskey bottle testified to the kind of invading hordes that had rolled through the room, like waves washing the remnants of destruction away to unknown bottoms.
    1.9 Part 1 Chapter 9 — The Sacred and the Profane (98% in)
  • So we went to court, and we testified about the bad breaks we'd all had in the past, and I quoted Mulligan saying that I couldn't even own a vegetable pushcart, and we proved that all the members of the Amalgamated Service corporation had no prestige, no credit, no way to make a living —and, therefore, the purchase of the motor factory was our only chance of livelihood-and, therefore, Midas Mulligan had no right to discriminate against us-and, therefore, we were entitled to demand a...
    1.10 Part 1 Chapter 10 — Wyatt's Torch (59% in)
  • They knew that the man who would now assume the responsibility of ordering repairs and initiating the action which would lead to the discovery that the repairs could not be made, would incur retaliation from unknown enemies, that his fellow workers would become mysteriously silent and would not testify to help him, that he would prove nothing, and if he attempted to do his job, it would not be his any longer.
    3.5 Part 3 Chapter 5 — Their Brothers' Keepers (1% in)

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