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endure
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as in: endured the pain Define
to suffer through (or put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
  • The first four days of his endurance were days so long and heavy, that he began to be appalled by the prospect before him.
  • It was scarcely endurable to look at the rope, and think of its giving way.

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  • Though it would cost him a hard pang to leave her, and though he could think of no similar place in which his condemnation would not pursue him, perhaps it was almost a relief to be forced away from the endurance of the last four days, even to unknown difficulties and distresses.

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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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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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