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testify
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
provide evidence of something — especially to say something under oath in a court of law
  • I promised him I would testify to those very words: Rescued from imminent prospect of death.
    Book 5 — Exodus (16% in)
  • Also, to cover all bases, a scientist named Dr. Gottlieb was hired to make a poison that would produce such a dreadful disease (the good doctor later testified in the hearings), if it didn't kill Lumumba outright it would leave him so disfigured that he couldn't possibly be a leader of men.
    Book 4 — Bel and the Serpent (6% in)
  • Speaking became a matter of self-defense, since Mother seems to have gone mute, and with no one to testify to my place in the world I found myself at the same precipice I teetered upon when entering the first grade: gifted, or special education with the ear-pulling Crawleys?
    Book 5 — Exodus (19% in)

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