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sustain
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The Merchant of Venice
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  • Nay, take my life and all, pardon not that: You take my house when you do take the prop That doth sustain my house; you take my life When you do take the means whereby I live.

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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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