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ascertain
used in Things Fall Apart

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find out, learn, or determine with certainty (usually by making an effort)
  • If a wife had been separated from her husband for some time and were then to be re-united with him, this ceremony would be held to ascertain that she had not been unfaithful to him during the time of their separation. iyi-uwa: a special kind of stone which forms the link between an ogbanje and the spirit world.
    p. 209.4

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