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sustenance
used in The Poisonwood Bible

2 uses
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Definition
food or something else that supports or strengthens the body or spirit; or the support provided
  • It didn't seem to stack up to enough sustenance for the two dozen families in our village.
    Book 2 — Revelation (6% in)
  • Here in Kimvula District we're working with farmers on a soybean project, trying to establish a cooperative—a tiny outpost of reasonable sustenance in the belly of Mobutu's beast.
    Book 5 — Exodus (95% in)

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

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