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 for Testifying
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Testify \Tes"ti*fy\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Testified; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Testifying.] [OF. testifier, L. testificari; testis
     a witness + -ficare (in comp.) to make. See -fy, and cf.
     Attest, Contest, Detest, Protest, Testament.]
     1. To make a solemn declaration, verbal or written, to
        establish some fact; to give testimony for the purpose of
        communicating to others a knowledge of something not known
        to them.
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              Jesus . . . needed not that any should testify of
              man, for he knew what was in man.     --John ii. 25.
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     2. (Law) To make a solemn declaration under oath or
        affirmation, for the purpose of establishing, or making
        proof of, some fact to a court; to give testimony in a
        cause depending before a tribunal.
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              One witness shall not testify against any person to
              cause him to die.                     --Num. xxxv.
                                                    30.
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     3. To declare a charge; to protest; to give information; to
        bear witness; -- with against.
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              O Israel, . . . I will testify against thee. --Ps.
                                                    l. 7.
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              I testified against them in the day wherein they
              sold victuals.                        --Neh. xiii.
                                                    15.
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