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sustain
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The Fountainhead
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sustain
Used in
The Fountainhead
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  • He sustained the insolence of looking straight at her, he would not move, he would not grant the concession of turning away—of acknowledging that he had no right to look at her in such manner.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was as if from the wide living room on the first level a hand had moved slowly, shaping the next steps by a sustained touch, then had stopped, had continued in separate movements, each shorter, brusquer, and had ended, torn off, remaining somewhere in the sky.  (not reviewed by editor)

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