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 Meanings and Examples of EVIDENCE
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evidence
 n.  something which makes evident or manifest; any mode of proof
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  They lay all the evidence before me, and I am generally able, by the help of my knowledge of the history of crime, to set them straight.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER II. THE SCIENCE OF DEDUCTION
2  There had been no robbery, nor is there any evidence as to how the man met his death.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
3  It is a capital mistake to theorize before you have all the evidence.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
4  Still I had had such extraordinary evidence of the quickness of his perceptive faculties, that I had no doubt that he could see a great deal which was hidden from me.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER III. THE LAURISTON GARDEN MYSTERY
5  You have remarked more than once since I have been in the room that you had all the evidence which you require.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER VII. LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
6  Every line in his face deepened as he said it, and put in its affecting evidence of the suffering he had undergone.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI
7  The only evidence of her last return now, were the scantier moveables in his room, and the grayer hair upon his head.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VI
8  The evidence of Malvoisin was skilfully guarded.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
9  Perfectly cured he certainly was not, for he supported himself forward on crutches to give evidence.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
10  Less than one half of this weighty evidence would have been sufficient to convict any old woman, poor and ugly, even though she had not been a Jewess.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
11  Rebecca, thou canst derive no benefit from the evidence of this unhappy knight, for whom, as we well perceive, the Enemy is yet too powerful.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
12  Other evidence she did not find, at least for some days, when she began to howl about the burnt photograph.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
13  If they don't get any fresh evidence, it'll only be a summary conviction, and we shall have him back again after six weeks or so; but, if they do, it's a case of lagging.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
14  Such preparations completed, he moved, backward, towards the door: dragging the dog with him, lest he should soil his feet anew and carry out new evidence of the crime into the streets.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
15  Within was a paddock in an uncultivated state, though bearing evidence of having once been tilled; but the heath and fern had insidiously crept in, and were reasserting their old supremacy.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
Example Sentence: (201 in 14 pages)
16  Her attorneys claim there is no conclusive evidence that any murders took place.
17  It is difficult to infer anything from such scanty evidence.
18  Their approach is to whittle away at the evidence to show reasonable doubt.
19  Don't argue with me, every word comes out of your mouth would be the solid evidence of hurting me.
20  Most scientists who can present evidence of an environmental threat can reasonably assume that a pressure group will take up the issue.
21  The attorney for the defense challenged the evidence as hearsay.
22  Finally, the weight of scientific evidence, wielded by an implacable defense attorney, got Miller released and another man indicted.
23  Often there's no clear evidence one way or the other and you just have to base your judgement on intuition.
24  The investigation uncovered evidence of a large-scale illegal trade in wild birds.
25  During the trial, the prosecution was accused of withholding crucial evidence from the defence.
26  The prosecution's case hinged on the evidence of a witness who died before the trial.
27  The trial was adjourned following the presentation of new evidence to the court.
28  Unlawfully obtained evidence is not automatically excluded from a criminal trial.
29  He took on the responsibility for collecting evidence for the trial.
30  New evidence showed the police lied at the trial.