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sustain
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Candide
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  • The same day the earth sustained a most violent concussion.
  • Their provisions were consumed; they fed a whole month upon wild fruits, and found themselves at last near a little river bordered with cocoa trees, which sustained their lives and their hopes.

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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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