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sustain
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Girl Interrupted
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  • Anyone who sustained a higher level for more than a few hours was put in seclusion.
  • However, the patient may learn to make more wise choices for herself within the boundaries of her personality so that she is able to achieve a satisfactory dependent relationship if necessary which will sustain her for a long period of time.

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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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