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Examples of usage:

Be faithful, and more than earthly fortune is thine; for I say unto thee, I shall not fail, having grace to sustain this combat. - "The Short Works of George Meredith", George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009.

I had besides lost other things that used to sustain me, and being reckless, I was contemptuous, and listened to the talk about money with sublime indifference to the subject: with an attitude, too, I daresay. - "The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete", George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009.

And she did sustain herself. - "Orley Farm", Anthony Trollope.

Similar words:

sustainer, sustained, self-sustained, susian, Susan Anthony, Susan Brownell Anthony, Black-Eyed Susan, self-sustaining, sustaining pedal.

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