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sustain
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The Silver Chair
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as in: sustained by her faith Define
provide support or necessities
  • "I beg your pardon," said the Owl. "I was just nabbing a bat. There’s nothing so sustaining, in a small way, as a nice plump little bat."

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  • We sustained ourselves on bread and water.
  • The donation will sustain our good cause.

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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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