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sustenance
used in Rose Red

2 uses
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Definition
food or something else that supports or strengthens the body or spirit; or the support provided
  • I swear I hear the words return: "T .... h .... e d .... o .... w .... e .... r." Though these words make no sense to me, I am grateful for any sibilance, any sustenance to what previously was discerned as only wind.
    8 — 1917 (5% in)
  • The man Freud can make all the claims he wants (he is said to attribute nearly every phobia and fear to the physical intimacies between man and woman-sex! disregarding in the process the drive for sustenance, survival and power).
    7 — 1915-1916 (13% in)

There are no more uses of "sustenance" in Rose Red.

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