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Word: attest

Definition: testify; bear witness

Sentences Containing 'attest'

A myriad of geoglyphs, petroglyphs and pictographs attest the presence of ancient cultures in the area.
Afterwards the trainee performs (keeping with the Coast Guard creed of poise, pride, perfection ) ceremonies that attest and demonstrate "poise" before their peers, "pride" in their uniform, "perfection" in their drills and knowledge of their job sequencing.
Archaeological investigations attest the presence of human communities on the present territory of the city and around it as far back as the prehistoric age.
Edo period topographical documents attest that the area from where Zeniarai's water springs was called , but doesn't mention the shrine.
Eight years of pilot plant tests by Karrick attest that states, cities or even smaller towns, could make their own gas and generate their own electricity.
His photographs in the State Library of Tasmania attest to some of the places that he had visited.
Nineteen people were hanged for witchcraft during the Salem witch trials, and one man, Giles Cory, was pressed to death because he refused to attest to the indictment against him.
Some attest that this is because the dynamic nature of raas represents the circle of life and the beating heart, and is a live folk form that has changed with time and will keep changing.
Some other authors like Mykhaylo Yakubovych attest that for al-Farabi religion ("milla") and philosophy ("falsafa") constituted the same praxeological value (i.e. basis for "amal al-fadhil"—"virtuous deed"), while its epistemological level ("ilm"—"knowledge") was different.
Still Miguel Grande feels the force to have a flawless background in order to attest his qualification for the prestigious job.
The activities of the European Society of Phraseology (EUROPHRAS) and the European Association for Lexicography (EURALEX) with their regular conventions and publications attest to the prolific European interest in phraseology.
The applicant's training and operative experience are reviewed by the ABS, and the director of the training program must also attest to the applicant's professionalism and ethics, as well as surgical skills.
The Bactrian documents also attest several Turkic royal titles (such as "Khagan"), indicating an important influence of Turkic people on White Huns, although these could also be explained by later Turkic infiltration south of the Oxus.
The many authentic arrowheads, which to this day are still found by campers at Red Arrow, further attest to the early presence of the Indian village.
The names of the villages of New Paltz, Palatine Bridge and German Flatts, New York and Palatine, Illinois attest to settlements of Palatine Germans.
What they "do" attest to is his philosophical prowess and his clarity of thought.
Whether or not the city was located at modern-day Sarajevo, the documents attest to its and the region's importance.
Whether Saint Eugenios played a role in this major setback, other sources attest that the Sultan suffered a serious loss and was forced to lift his siege and flee.
Yet in another sense, all of the above mentioned facts attest to Walker's importance, even if they worked to his disadvantage.

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