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endure
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Much Ado About Nothing
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as in: endured the pain Define
to suffer through (or put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
  • For there was never yet philosopher
    That could endure the toothache patiently,
  • O! she misused me past the endurance of a block: an oak but with one green leaf on it, would have answered her: my very visor began to assume life and scold with her.

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  • I endured insult and injury without complaint.
  • As a soldier, she was prepared to endure hardship and even to sacrifice her life for others.

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unspecified meaning
  • I could not endure a husband with a beard on his face: I had rather lie in the woollen.
  • O God, sir, here’s a dish I love not: I cannot endure my Lady Tongue.

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  • She cannot endure to hear tell of a husband.
  • You shall also make no noise in the streets: for, for the watch to babble and to talk is most tolerable and not to be endured.
  • A man loves the meat in his youth that he cannot endure in his age.
  • Come, lady, die to live: this wedding day Perhaps is but prolong’d: have patience and endure.
  • No, no; ’tis all men’s office to speak patience To those that wring under the load of sorrow, But no man’s virtue nor sufficiency To be so moral when he shall endure The like himself.

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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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