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sustain
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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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sustain
Used in
Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • He has since sustained a serious injury because his reactions are slower than they once were.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • May your many-eyed descendants ever flourish and your human friends find solace for the loss they have sustained.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Hagrid shook his head; his expression was disbelieving but sympathetic, and Harry knew that Hagrid thought he had sustained a blow to the head, that he was confused, perhaps by the aftereffects of a jinx.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • ůŽ; "Well, how did she sustain such extensive brain damage?  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: sustained through the ages
as in: sustained by her faith
as in: sustained wounds
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