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abide
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Crime and Punishment
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as in: abide by her decision Define
to tolerate or put up with something
  • The first category, generally speaking, are men conservative in temperament and law-abiding; they live under control and love to be controlled.
  • Excuse the natural anxiety of a practical law-abiding citizen, but couldn’t they adopt a special uniform, for instance, couldn’t they wear something, be branded in some way?

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  • I can’t abide her continual complaints.
  • He couldn’t abide their religious intolerance.

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as in: abide by her decision Define
to tolerate or put up with something
as in: abide in the forest Define
to live in a place or more rarely: to live with someone or something
as in: an abiding desire to Define
to remain or endure
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