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abide
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The Brothers Karamazov
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as in: abide in the forest Define
to live in a place or more rarely: to live with someone or something
  • ’Except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone; but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit.’
  • I took up the New Testament from the table, the Russian translation, and showed him the Gospel of St. John, chapter xii. verse 24: "Verily, verily, I say unto you, except a corn of wheat fall into the ground and die, it abideth alone: but if it die, it bringeth forth much fruit."

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  • She abides in the forest.
  • The song is called "Abide With Me."

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  • He did everything for himself in the one room he lived in, and rarely entered any of the other rooms in his abode.

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as in: abide by her decision Define
to tolerate or put up with something
as in: abide in the forest Define
to live in a place or more rarely: to live with someone or something
as in: an abiding desire to Define
to remain or endure
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