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endure
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Babbitt
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  • He acquired a fame enduring for weeks.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He was again able to endure Vergil Gunch's inexorable heartiness.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • When they returned he had to endure the patronage of the young soda-clerks.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He had even endured the lavish greeting which Sheldon Smeeth gave him.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They landed, and endured the critical examination of the habitues who had been at the hotel for a whole week.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Suddenly he could not endure Littlefield's recitals of the more interesting statistics about totally uninteresting problems.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The extraordinary, growing, and sane standardization of stores, offices, streets, hotels, clothes, and newspapers throughout the United States shows how strong and enduring a type is ours.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Dr. John Jennison Drew he was a wicked man, and from the standpoint of Miss Ida Putiak, an old bore who had to be endured as the penalty attached to eating a large dinner.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • 'But it's here in Zenith, the home for manly men and womanly women and bright kids, that you find the largest proportion of these Regular Guys, and that's what sets it in a class by itself; that's why Zenith will be remembered in history as having set the pace for a civilization that shall endure when the old time-killing ways are gone forever and the day of earnest efficient endeavor shall have dawned all round the world!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Out of the dozen contradictory Zeniths which together make up the true and complete Zenith, none is so powerful and enduring yet none so unfamiliar to the citizens as the small, still, dry, polite, cruel Zenith of the William Eathornes; and for that tiny hierarchy the other Zeniths unwittingly labor and insignificantly die.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • After a rather thorough discussion of all the domestic and social aspects of towels she apologized to Babbitt for his having an alcoholic headache; and he recovered enough to endure the search for a B.V.D. undershirt which had, he pointed out, malevolently been concealed among his clean pajamas.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: endured the pain
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