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sustain
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The War of the Worlds
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  • And then began a shrieking and a sustained and cheerful hooting from the Martians.
  • The mood that had sustained me passed.

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  • 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.

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as in: sustained by her faith Define
provide support or necessities
as in: sustained through the ages Define
to continue through time
as in: sustained wounds Define
to suffer (as of injury, damage, or loss)
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