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endure
used in The Return of the King

2 meanings, 18 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
endured the pain
Definition
to suffer through (or put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
  • He stumbled on until he was crawling like a beast on the ground and felt that he could endure no more:
    5.2 -- Book 5 Chapter 2 -- The Passing of the Grey Company (86% in)
endure = suffer through (or put up with something difficult)
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2  —1 use as in:
endure through the ages
Definition
to continue to exist
  • But men are better than gates, and no gate will endure against our Enemy if men desert it.
    5.9 -- Book 5 Chapter 9 -- The Last Debate (92% in)
endure = continue to exist
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exact meaning not specified
  • You and I, we must endure with patience the hours of waiting.
    6.5 -- Book 6 Chapter 5 -- The Steward and the King (14% in)
  • 'I will not hide from you, Master Peregrin,' said Beregond, 'that to us you look almost as one of our children, a lad of nine summers or so; and yet you have endured perils and seen marvels that few of our greybeards could boast of.
    5.1 -- Book 5 Chapter 1 -- Minas Tirith (63% in)
  • That alone he will find hard to endure.
    5.2 -- Book 5 Chapter 2 -- The Passing of the Grey Company (44% in)
  • There under the gloom of black trees that not even Legolas could long endure they found a hollow place opening at the mountain's root, and right in their path stood a single mighty stone like a finger of doom.
    5.2 -- Book 5 Chapter 2 -- The Passing of the Grey Company (75% in)
  • No other mortal Men could have endured it, none but the Dunedain of the North, and with them Gimli the Dwarf and Legolas of the Elves.
    5.2 -- Book 5 Chapter 2 -- The Passing of the Grey Company (98% in)
  • If you do not trust me to endure the test, you do not know me yet.
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- The Siege of Gondor (34% in)
  • There waiting, silent and still in the space before the Gate, sat Gandalf upon Shadowfax: Shadowfax who alone among the free horses of the earth endured the terror, unmoving, steadfast as a graven image in Rath Danen.
    5.4 -- Book 5 Chapter 4 -- The Siege of Gondor (98% in)
  • So we mounted again before night had passed and went on with all the speed that our horses could endure over the plains of Lebennin.
    5.9 -- Book 5 Chapter 9 -- The Last Debate (31% in)
  • Victory cannot be achieved by arms, whether you sit here to endure siege after siege, or march out to be overwhelmed beyond the River.
    5.9 -- Book 5 Chapter 9 -- The Last Debate (61% in)
  • And now he shall endure the slow torment of years, as long and slow as our arts in the Great Tower can contrive, and never be released, unless maybe when he is changed and broken, so that he may come to you, and you shall see what you have done.
    5.10 -- Book 5 Chapter 10 -- The Black Gate Opens (69% in)
  • On, on they went, and he bent all his will to draw his breath and to make his legs keep going; and yet to what evil end he toiled and endured he did not dare to think.
    6.2 -- Book 6 Chapter 2 -- The Land of Shadow (94% in)
  • It fed the will, and it gave strength to endure, and to master sinew and limb beyond the measure of mortal kind.
    6.3 -- Book 6 Chapter 3 -- Mount Doom (22% in)
  • It was an island now, not long to endure, amid the torment of Orodruin.
    6.4 -- Book 6 Chapter 4 -- The Field of Cormallen (28% in)
  • Eowyn, Eowyn, White Lady of Rohan, in this hour I do not believe that any darkness will endure!'
    6.5 -- Book 6 Chapter 5 -- The Steward and the King (33% in)
  • Then Frodo came forward and took the crown from Faramir and bore it to Gandalf; and Aragorn knelt, and Gandalf set the White Crown upon his head, and said: 'Now come the days of the King, and may they be blessed while the thrones of the Valar endure!'
    6.5 -- Book 6 Chapter 5 -- The Steward and the King (67% in)
  • None saw her last meeting with Elrond her father, for they went up into the hills and there spoke long together, and bitter was their parting that should endure beyond the ends of the world.
    6.6 -- Book 6 Chapter 6 -- Many Partings (27% in)

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