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subsist
used in Nine Stories

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Definition
to survive — especially without being able to manage comforts or luxuries
  • He subsisted exclusively on rice and eagles' blood, in a tiny cottage with an underground gymnasium and shooting range, on the stormy coast of Tibet.
    4 — The Laughing Man (28% in)

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