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endure
used in The Witch of Blackbird Pond

13 uses
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Definition
to suffer through (or put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
  • Was this what strengthened these New Englanders to endure the winter, the knowledge that summer's return would be all the richer for the waiting?
    p. 244.2
endure = continue to bear (suffer through)
  • And how could she force herself to endure another meal at the same board with Goodwife Gruff and her cowed shadow of a husband?
    p. 16.2
  • endure = suffer through
  • The agonizing slowness was harder to endure than no motion at all.
    p. 21.6
  • endure = continue to bear (suffer through)
  • Nevertheless, if this were a test of endurance, then she could see it through as well as these New Englanders.
    p. 54.7
  • endurance = ability to suffer through difficulty
  • She tilted her chin so that one plume swept gracefully against her cheek, discreetly curled and uncurled her numb toes inside the kid slippers, and set herself to endure.
    p. 54.9
  • endure = suffer through (or put up with something difficult or unpleasant)
  • I absolutely won't endure that all over again!
    p. 59.5
  • endure = suffer through
  • Her uncle's terse petitions were hard enough to endure; this prayer, she knew, would be a lengthy masterpiece.
    p. 63.7
  • endure = bear (suffer through)
  • Perhaps she could endure this work for a time if the future offered an escape.
    p. 79.5
  • endure = bear (suffer through)
  • The sight of Mercy's tears was more than Kit could endure.
    p. 90.3
  • endure = bear (suffer through)
  • Oh, we will endure it of course.
    p. 156.7
  • endure = bear (suffer through)
  • Somehow, Kit knew, she would have to endure the waiting.
    p. 165.9
  • endure = suffer through
  • How could Hannah ever have endured it?
    p. 235.6
  • endured = suffered through
  • Poor Hannah, how had she endured this ordeal year after year, watching while the water crept nearer and nearer, stowing her valuables higher in the rafters, moving away goodness only knew where to wait out the season in some deserted barn or warehouse, and creeping back when the water receded to scrub out her house and replant her soggy garden?
    p. 243.3
endured = suffered through
There are no more uses of "endure" in The Witch of Blackbird Pond.

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