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endure
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The Fellowship of the Ring
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as in: endured the pain Define
to suffer through (or put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
  • They had marched as far as the hobbits could endure without a rest,

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  • I endured insult and injury without complaint.
  • As a soldier, she was prepared to endure hardship and even to sacrifice her life for others.

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as in: endure through the ages Define
to continue to exist
  • Most of their earlier settlements had long disappeared and been forgotten in Bilbo’s time; but one of the first to become important still endured, though reduced in size;

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  • She is gone, but her teachings endure through the ages.
  • Over the years, the stories my granmother told me have endured as a source of wisdom in my life.

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  • He knows that it is not one of the Three, for they have never been lost, and they endure no evil.
  • I endured him as long as I could, but the truth was desperately important, and in the end I had to be harsh.

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  • The custom endured, nonetheless, of referring to the head of the family as The Took, and of adding to his name, if required, a number: such as Isengrim the Second, for instance.
  • Then why do these black horses endure such riders?
  • The Dark Tower was broken, but its foundations were not removed; for they were made with the power of the Ring, and while it remains they will endure.
  • In the South the realm of Gondor long endured; and for a while its splendour grew, recalling somewhat of the might of Numenor, ere it fell.
  • For my part I hope never to look upon him again; but Gandalf came and endured long speech with him.
  • Elves may thrive on speech alone, and Dwarves endure great weariness; but I am only an old hobbit, and I miss my meal at noon.
  • Yet all the Elves are willing to endure this chance,’ said Glorfindel ’if by it the power of Sauron may be broken, and the fear of his dominion be taken away for ever.
  • She stood before Frodo seeming now tall beyond measurement, and beautiful beyond enduring, terrible and worshipful.

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  • frail and fleeting as little leaves, under the enduring shadow of the sentinels of Numenor.
  • If there are any watchers that can endure this storm, then they can see us, fire or no.
  • None save Legolas and Aragorn could long endure her glance.
  • All that he saw was shapely, but the shapes seemed at once clear cut, as if they had been first conceived and drawn at the uncovering of his eyes, and ancient as if they had endured for ever.

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as in: endured the pain Define
to suffer through (or put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
as in: endure through the ages Define
to continue to exist
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