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The Great Gatsby
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  • The shock that followed this declaration found voice in a sustained "Ah-h-h!" as the door of the coupe swung slowly open.

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as in: sustained by her faith Define
provide support or necessities
as in: sustained through the ages Define
to continue through time
as in: sustained wounds Define
to suffer (as of injury, damage, or loss)
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