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sustain
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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.
  • May your many-eyed descendants ever flourish and your human friends find solace for the loss they have sustained.

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  • 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.
  • ůŽ; "Well, how did she sustain such extensive brain damage?

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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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