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sustain
used in
The War of the Worlds
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sustain
Used in
The War of the Worlds
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  • The mood that had sustained me passed.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And then began a shrieking and a sustained and cheerful hooting from the Martians.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It seems to me that it should be possible to define the position of the gun from which the shots are discharged, to keep a sustained watch upon this part of the planet, and to anticipate the arrival of the next attack.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: sustained by her faith
as in: sustained through the ages
as in: sustained wounds
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