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endure
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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as in: endured the pain Define
to suffer through (or put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
  • He believed he had taxed the forbearance of the powers above to the extremity of endurance and that this was the result.

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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
  • The boy whose history this book relates did not enjoy the prayer, he only endured it—if he even did that much.
  • He was so homesick that he could hardly endure the misery of it.

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  • His conscience could not endure any more of Amy’s grateful happiness, and his jealousy could bear no more of the other distress.
  • Perhaps the reader can endure an extract from it: "In the common walks of life, with what delightful emotions does the youthful mind look forward to some anticipated scene of festivity!

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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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