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Verify, 1) to prove to be true, to confirm: “to v. our title with their lives,” John II, 277. then I perceive “that will be --ed Henry the Fifth did sometime prophesy,” H6A V, 1, 30. “unless the adage must be --ed that beggars mounted run their horse to death,” H6C I, 4, 126. “the common voice is --ed of thee,” H8 V, 3, 176.
2) to back, to support the credit of: “I have ever --ed my friends . . . with all the size that verity would without lapsing suffer,” Cor. V, 2, 17.
3) to affirm, to maintain: “they have --ed unjust things,” Ado V, 1, 222 (Dogberry's speech). “I will v. as much in his beard,” H5 III, 2, 75 (Fluellen's speech). “more truly now may this be --ed,” H6A I, 2, 32.
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