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abide
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The Idiot
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  • Here she found a delightful little house, just built, and prepared for her reception with great care and taste; and here she took up her abode together with the lady who had accompanied her from her old home.
  • Vera related how Keller had taken up his abode with them on the previous evening.

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  • Look here, do you intend to take up you abode with us?" he added, glancing once more at the prince’s bundle, which evidently gave him no peace.
  • I hope, Gania, you have nothing to say against the prince’s taking up his abode in your house?"
  • She continued to recite: "Once there came a vision glorious, Mystic, dreadful, wondrous fair; Burned itself into his spirit, And abode for ever there!
  • My dear fellow, my house is simply a hell just now, a sort of sphinx has taken up its abode there.

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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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