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EVINCE, verb transitive evins'. [Latin evinco, to vanquish, to prove or show; e and vinco, to conquer.]

1. To show in a clear manner; to prove beyond any reasonable doubt; to manifest; to make evident. Nothing evinces the depravity of man more fully than his unwillingness to believe himself depraved.

2. To conquer. [Not in use.]