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endure
used in
Catch-22
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endure
Used in
Catch-22
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  • He could not endure the suspense.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There was a gruesome and excruciating silence that threatened to endure forever.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The false black mustache was a flamboyant organ-grinder's, and he wore them both to the basketball game one day when he felt he could endure his loneliness no longer.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He could come through other people's tonsillectomies without suffering any postoperative distress, and even endure their hernias and hemorrhoids with only mild nausea and revulsion.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The chaplain was moved almost to tears by the harassed, bedraggled picture the captain presented, and he filled with deference and compassion at the thought of the many severe rigors the poor man had to endure daily.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They were lovely, satisfying, maddening manifestations of the miraculous, instruments of pleasure too powerful to be measured, too keen to be endured, and too exquisite to be intended for employment by base, unworthy man.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: endure through the ages
as in: endured the pain
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