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subsist
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Treasure Island
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  • Had he not struck a bargain with the doctor, he and his mutineers, deserted by the ship, must have been driven to subsist on clear water and the proceeds of their hunting.

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  • Many people in the world have to subsist on $1 a day.
  • Mr. Grote has returned from the woods empty-handed for the past three days, and we’re subsisting on eggs and potatoes.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train

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