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endure
used in The Bluest Eye

8 uses
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1  —5 uses as in:
endured the pain
Definition
to suffer through (or put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
  • ...pains they had endured—childbirth, rheumatism, croup, sprains...
    4 — Spring (44% in)
endured = suffered through
  • Misery colored by the greens and blues in my mother's voice took all of the grief out of the words and left me with a conviction that pain was not only endurable, it was sweet.
    2 — Autumn (35% in)
  • Pecola, on the other hand, restricted by youth and sex, experimented with methods of endurance.
    2 — Autumn (68% in)
  • A sweet, endurable, even cherished irritation, full of promise and delicate security.
    2 — Autumn (76% in)
  • In any illness that could not be handled by ordinary means— known cures, intuition, or endurance—the word was always, "Fetch M'Dear.
    4 — Spring (42% in)

There are no more uses of "endure" flagged with this meaning in The Bluest Eye.

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?  —3 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • Afraid of running into Darlene, he would not go far from the house, but neither could he endure the atmosphere of his dead Aunt's house.
    4 — Spring (59% in)
  • Short crocus blades sheathed the purple-and-white hearts that so wished to be first they endured the chill and rain of early spring.
    4 — Spring (9% in)
  • Bestiality did not occur to him, and sodomy was quite out of the question, for he did not experience sustained erections and could not endure the thought of somebody else's.
    4 — Spring (79% in)

There are no more uses of "endure" in The Bluest Eye.

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