Thesaurus / hold out
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Now they are taking fresh heart, determined to hold out to extremity.

Ireland as It IsRobert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)

And in case any one did go in to see the king, if the king failed to hold out his golden sceptre, his life was not spared.

Dash it all, she ought to be able to hold out without me for a few days.

Right Ho, JeevesP. G. Wodehouse

Although even a part of its muzzle also was shot away, I kept up a fire with it, determining to hold out to the last.

Hurricane HurryW.H.G. Kingston

I intend to hold out the castle and maintain my loyalty, was the brief and conclusive reply.

The Empress asked General Tronchin how long the palace could hold out.

"Hold out your hat, and I will show you what I can do," continued the voice, while its owner persistently remained hidden.

He was sick of the bareness and privation of all things connected with his venture, but was steeling himself to hold out.

Sister CarrieTheodore Dreiser

"If they have faith and hold out," the aged woman replied, listening to the strange medley of sounds that rose to them.

The Long NightStanley Weyman

It could only hold out so long as the two great railway lines which meet in the city were in the hands of the Russians.

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