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endure
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The Great Gatsby
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  • A pause; it endured horribly.
  • She wasn’t able to endure being at a disadvantage and, given this unwillingness, I suppose she had begun dealing in subterfuges when she was very young in order to keep that cool, insolent smile turned to the world and yet satisfy the demands of her hard, jaunty body.

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  • She convinced herself of it, and cried into her handkerchief, as if the very suggestion was more than she could endure.

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as in: endured the pain Define
to suffer through (or put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
as in: endure through the ages Define
to continue to exist
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