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To Kill a Mockingbird
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sustain
Used in
To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • The last note would linger as long as there was air to sustain it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The place was self-sufficient: modest in comparison with the empires around it, the Landing nevertheless produced everything required to sustain life except ice, wheat flour, and articles of clothing, supplied by river-boats from Mobile.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Her Missionary Society refreshments added to her reputation as a hostess (she did not permit Calpurnia to make the delicacies required to sustain the Society through long reports on Rice Christians); she joined and became Secretary of the Maycomb Amanuensis Club.  (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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