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His 6,000 native auxiliaries (as it proved later on) could not be relied upon in a civil war.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
But it was not only as an organiser and transmitter of orders that Berthier proved his usefulness to his chief.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
By the end of the campaign of 1796 he had proved that he was as great a chief of the staff as Bonaparte was a great commander.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
To Harry's surprise, the soldier detailed to go with him proved to be a boy, not much older than himself.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
"Marco's" reply conclusively proved his possession of a Christian spirit.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
As it came near, it proved to be the clock, with a sail hoisted, and the Goblin sitting complacently in the stern.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
The vision of the universal happiness seen by the economists has proved a mirage.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
He was already deeply indebted to his wife; not one of his three partners had proved to be such as he expected and required.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
In the retreat across the Niemen he proved himself absolutely incapable of reorganising a beaten force.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
When trusted with anything like the command of a mixed body of troops he proved an utter failure.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PROVED

  • accomplished
  • adept
  • adequate
  • all around
  • au fait
  • capable
  • certified
  • competent
  • disciplined
  • efficient
  • equipped
  • examined
  • experienced
  • expert
  • fit
  • fitted
  • good
  • instructed
  • knowledgeable
  • licensed
  • practiced
  • pro
  • proficient
  • proper
  • proved
  • quizzed
  • talented
  • tested
  • trained
  • tried
  • up to snuff
  • up to speed
  • vet
  • veteran
  • war-horse
  • wicked
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