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sustain
used in The Lovely Bones

2 uses
  • Air and cover, air and cover—sustaining the unspoken connection between them: little boy, wounded man.
    Chapter Eighteen (87% in)
  • When he was off duty he would note the young girls and elderly women and every other female in the rainbow in between and count them among the things that sustained him.
    Chapter Twenty (4% in)

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