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prove

v. to present evidence and/or logic that makes a fact seem certain. What a party must do to convince a trier of fact (judge or jury without a judge) as to facts claimed and to win a lawsuit or criminal case. (See: proof)

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Provenly, the vigour of the resistance never dies, because the 'wounds' inflicted by Israel's colonial policies of subjugation, abasement and extirpation paradoxically work as the 'lanterns' (22) assisting the subdued people to walk their way through the endless tunnels of torture.
Despite the fact that "this is a provenly tough and resilient planet, the only one in the known universe upon which diverse and abundant life exists", it is also victim of pollution which, in turn, "is associated with the more sinister concept of unnatural defilement or contamination; and, here, humanity is invariably the perpetrator" (Livingstone, 1990:1).