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  • as inendure
  • as inhang tough

synonyms for bear the brunt

  • brave
  • encounter
  • experience
  • face
  • feel
  • go through
  • know
  • ride out
  • suffer
  • sustain
  • tolerate
  • undergo
  • weather
  • withstand
  • abide
  • accustom
  • allow
  • brook
  • countenance
  • eat
  • permit
  • stand
  • stick
  • stomach
  • support
  • swallow
  • take
  • be patient with
  • cope with
  • grin and bear it
  • hang in
  • keep up
  • live out
  • live through
  • meet with
  • never say die
  • put up with
  • repress feelings
  • resign oneself
  • sit through
  • stick it out
  • subject to
  • submit to
  • take it
  • take patiently
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antonyms for bear the brunt

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  • disallow
  • halt
  • hide
  • refuse
  • reject
  • retreat
  • run away
  • stop
  • surrender
  • yield
  • deny
  • disapprove
  • hold
  • keep
  • maintain
  • oppose
  • resist
  • discontinue
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    How to use bear the brunt in a sentence

    Many British Ferns evidence a marked tendency to “sport,” and this is a fact which the beginner should always bear in mind.
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    The bear laughed and joined his companion, and the torpedo thundered away.
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    Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
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    This may be done by taking the humming tone and bringing to bear upon it a strong pressure of energy.
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    The left heel followed like lightning, and the right paw also slipped, letting the bear again fall heavily on the ice below.
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    The bear watched him narrowly with its wicked little eyes, though it did not see fit to cease its paw-licking.
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    But he walked up and down the room and forced himself to listen, though he could scarcely bear it, I could see.
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    But such refuge, he knew, could avail him nothing if the bear should scent him out and search for him.
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    He could not bear to open his dreadful situation to his Uncle David, nor to kill himself, nor to defy the vengeance of Longcluse.
    CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
    An old weather-beaten bear-hunter stepped forward, squirting out his tobacco juice with all imaginable deliberation.
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