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sustain
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  • She had to show herself half an hour later, and she was sustained at table by the immensity of her desire that her father should not perceive that anything had happened.

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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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