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abide
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Childhood's End
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as in: abide by her decision Define
to tolerate or put up with something
  • That instruments capable of such feats existed had at first caused considerable panic among quite law-abiding people.

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  • I can’t abide her continual complaints.
  • He couldn’t abide their religious intolerance.

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unspecified meaning
  • George quickly came back to normal as they investigated the wonders of Rupert’s new 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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