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2 meanings, 26 uses
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1  —5 uses as in:
endured the pain
to suffer through (or put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
  • I must try to endure it another hour...
    Chapter 27 (97% in)
endure = put up with
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • This endurance made old Earnshaw furious, when he discovered his son persecuting the poor fatherless child, as he called him.
    Chapter 4 (71% in)
  • 'I'm sorry I hurt you, Linton,' she said at length, racked beyond endurance.
    Chapter 23 (49% in)
  • Both doors and lattices were open; and yet, as is usually the case in a coal-district, a fine red fire illumined the chimney: the comfort which the eye derives from it renders the extra heat endurable.
    Chapter 32 (20% in)
  • He, poor man, was perfectly aghast at the spectacle of Catherine seated on the same bench with Hareton Earnshaw, leaning her hand on his shoulder; and confounded at his favourite's endurance of her proximity: it affected him too deeply to allow an observation on the subject that night.
    Chapter 32 (92% in)

There are no more uses of "endure" flagged with this meaning in Wuthering Heights.

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2  —1 use as in:
endure through the ages
to continue to exist
  • The meal hardly endured ten minutes.
    Chapter 10 (38% in)
endured = lasted; or continued to exist
There are no more uses of "endure" flagged with this meaning in Wuthering Heights.

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?  —20 uses
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  • But his self-love would endure no further torment: I heard, and not altogether disapprovingly, a manual cheek given to her saucy tongue.
    Chapter 31 (62% in)
  • 'What the devil is the matter?' he asked, eyeing me in a manner that I could ill endure, after this inhospitable treatment.
    Chapter 1 (85% in)
  • 'Sir,' I exclaimed, 'sitting here within these four walls, at one stretch, I have endured and forgiven the four hundred and ninety heads of your discourse.
    Chapter 3 (38% in)
  • 'I'm not going to endure the persecutions of your hospitable ancestors again.
    Chapter 3 (61% in)
  • He ventured this remark without any intention to insult; but Heathcliff's violent nature was not prepared to endure the appearance of impertinence from one whom he seemed to hate, even then, as a rival.
    Chapter 7 (58% in)
  • Oh, I've endured very, very bitter misery, Nelly!
    Chapter 10 (54% in)
  • Day and night he was watching, and patiently enduring all the annoyances that irritable nerves and a shaken reason could inflict; and, though Kenneth remarked that what he saved from the grave would only recompense his care by forming the source of constant future anxiety — in fact, that his health and strength were being sacrificed to preserve a mere ruin of humanity — he knew no limits in gratitude and joy when Catherine's life was declared out of danger; and hour after hour he would...
    Chapter 13 (1% in)
  • She even disgraces the name of Linton; and I've sometimes relented, from pure lack of invention, in my experiments on what she could endure, and still creep shamefully cringing back!
    Chapter 14 (61% in)
  • She was conscious of his aim, and in her better moods endured his efforts placidly, only showing their uselessness by now and then suppressing a wearied sigh, and checking him at last with the saddest of smiles and kisses.
    Chapter 15 (17% in)
  • Are you willing to endure to the last, and not once attempt a repayment?
    Chapter 17 (33% in)
  • ' "I'm weary of enduring now," I replied; "and I'd be glad of a retaliation that wouldn't recoil on myself; but treachery and violence are spears pointed at both ends; they wound those who resort to them worse than their enemies."
    Chapter 17 (33% in)
  • One hoped, and the other despaired: they chose their own lots, and were righteously doomed to endure them.
    Chapter 17 (82% in)
  • That is the sole consideration which can make me endure the whelp: I despise him for himself, and hate him for the memories he revives!
    Chapter 20 (77% in)
  • 'About three times, I think, we have been merry and hopeful, as we were the first evening; the rest of my visits were dreary and troubled: now with his selfishness and spite, and now with his sufferings: but I've learned to endure the former with nearly as little resentment as the latter.
    Chapter 24 (91% in)
  • Catherine perceived, as well as I did, that he held it rather a punishment, than a gratification, to endure our company; and she made no scruple of proposing, presently, to depart.
    Chapter 26 (38% in)
  • Linton shivered, and glanced at her, half supplicating, half ashamed; but his cousin's patience was not sufficient to endure this enigmatical behaviour.
    Chapter 27 (12% in)
  • 'I AM afraid now,' she replied, 'because, if I stay, papa will be miserable: and how can I endure making him miserable — when he — when he — Mr. Heathcliff, let ME go home!
    Chapter 27 (72% in)
  • I endured it two or three hours; at length, I heard a footstep: not Heathcliff's.
    Chapter 27 (97% in)
  • "I can't endure you!
    Chapter 30 (77% in)
  • himself! and though in the beginning she either left it at his approach, or quietly joined in my occupations, and shunned remarking or addressing him — and though he was always as sullen and silent as possible — after a while, she changed her behaviour, and became incapable of letting him alone: talking at him; commenting on his stupidity and idleness; expressing her wonder how he could endure the life he lived — how he could sit a whole evening staring into the fire, and dozing.
    Chapter 32 (51% in)

There are no more uses of "endure" in Wuthering Heights.

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