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abide
used in The Poisonwood Bible

3 uses
  • Too many sick children for people to abide an owl hanging around and looking at them with his eyes still hungry.
    Book 2 — Revelation (72% in)
  • He could not abide losing or backing down.
    Book 2 — Revelation (11% in)
  • I have abided my time and kept my eyes open, while in the meantime telling him off good in the bathroom mirror whenever I'm all alone and he's not there, just like I used to do to Father.
    Book 5 — Exodus (35% in)

There are no more uses of "abide" in The Poisonwood Bible.

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