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sustain
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Wuthering Heights
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sustain
Used in
Wuthering Heights
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  • Her appearance is changed greatly, her character much more so; and the person who is compelled, of necessity, to be her companion, will only sustain his affection hereafter by the remembrance of what she once was, by common humanity, and a sense of duty!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Linton did not appear to remember what she talked of and he had evidently great difficulty in sustaining any kind of conversation.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: sustained wounds
as in: sustained by her faith
as in: sustained through the ages
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