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as in: endured the pain Define
to suffer through (or put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
  • Was his endurance aided also by the reflection that Mr. Brooke was the uncle of Dorothea?
  • Mrs. Garth felt a severe twinge at this mention of her husband, the fear that Caleb might think her in the wrong not being easily endurable.

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  • Far off in the bending sky was the pearly light; and she felt the largeness of the world and the manifold wakings of men to labor and endurance.
  • But his endurance was mingled with a self-discontent which, if we know how to be candid, we shall confess to make more than half our bitterness under grievances, wife or husband included.

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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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  • "I would rather not have anything left to me if I must earn it by enduring much of my uncle’s cough and his ugly relations."
  • I cannot endure a rattling young man.

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  • In short, he felt himself to be in love in the right place, and was ready to endure a great deal of predominance, which, after all, a man could always put down when he liked.
  • I have been using up my eyesight on old characters lately; the fact is, I want a reader for my evenings; but I am fastidious in voices, and I cannot endure listening to an imperfect reader.
  • "Everybody" that day did not include Mr. Bulstrode, whose health could not well endure crowds and draughts.
  • I thought it was all over with me, and there was nothing to try for—only things to endure.
  • Then said Mr. Love-lust, I could never endure him.
  • She felt sure that she would have accepted the judicious Hooker, if she had been born in time to save him from that wretched mistake he made in matrimony; or John Milton when his blindness had come on; or any of the other great men whose odd habits it would have been glorious piety to endure; but an amiable handsome baronet, who said "Exactly" to her remarks even when she expressed uncertainty,—how could he affect her as a lover?
  • While Lydgate’s eyes glanced rapidly over the brief letter, she saw his face, usually of a pale brown, taking on a dry whiteness; with nostrils and lips quivering he tossed down the letter before her, and said violently— "It will be impossible to endure life with you, if you will always be acting secretly—acting in opposition to me and hiding your actions."

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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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