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subsist
used in Catch-22

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to survive — especially without being able to manage comforts or luxuries
  • If not, he reasoned, the custom would certainly have died, for no craving for wealth or immortality could be so great, he felt, as to subsist on the sorrow of children.
    Chapter 39 -- The Eternal City (7% in)

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