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endure
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The Two Towers
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as in: endured the pain Define
to suffer through (or put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
  • how much more of this would they have to endure
  • ’Yes,’ said Aragorn, ’we shall all need the endurance of Dwarves.

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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
  • the spell endured

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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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  • Nothing that we have endured of late has seemed so grievous as the treason of Isengard.
  • In Minas Tirith they endure the East Wind, but they do not ask it for tidings.

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  • It is a mark of evil things that came in the Great Darkness that they cannot abide the Sun; but Saruman’s Orcs can endure it, even if they hate it.
  • Swift and enduring were the steeds of Rohan, but there were many leagues to go.
  • A year shall I endure for every day that passes until your return.
  • But I will endure Fangorn, if I have your promise to come back to the caves and share their wonder with me.
  • How comes it that you can endure such company?
  • For I would learn more of Minas Ithil and Osgiliath, and Minas Tirith the long-enduring.
  • Gimli the dwarf took it ill, but the hobbits endured it.
  • Not the doughtiest soldier of old Gondor, nor the most savage Orc entrapped, had ever thus endured her, or set blade to her beloved flesh.

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  • But no — if he will go with you, you must now endure him.
  • At length, just as they felt that they could endure no more, they saw Gollum’s eyes peering down at them again.
  • But how long was it, how much more of this would they have to endure, or could they endure?
  • They had come to the desolation that lay before Mordor: the lasting monument to the dark labour of its slaves that should endure when all their purposes were made void; a land defiled, diseased beyond all healing — unless the Great Sea should enter in and wash it with oblivion.
  • The handiwork of Men of old could still be seen in its straight sure flight and level course: now and again it cut its way through hillside slopes, or leaped over a stream upon a wide shapely arch of enduring masonry; but at last all signs of stonework faded, save for a broken pillar here and there, peering out of bushes at the side, or old paving-stones still lurking amid weeds and moss.

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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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