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adjective as in continuing

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Nevertheless, Lauten told the Tribune-Review on Thursday that the Steelers maintain they are covered under the list of exemptions.

In fact, Lee maintains, if we had 90 percent compliance with face masks and social distancing right now, we could contain the virus without a vaccine.

In fact, Lee maintains, if we had 90% compliance with face masks and social distancing right now, we could contain the virus without a vaccine.

Central to the debate has been the role of the government in bearing and hedging risk through programs such as loan guarantees, a new public bank, and direct support from the Federal Reserve to maintain low interest rates to ease the transition.

Longer legs, for example, allowed us to cover ground more efficiently while foraging or hunting, but they also cost more energy to grow and maintain—so our legs only got longer until they reached a point of diminishing energetic returns.

This suggests that places combining—but also maintaining—place and possibility have a lot to offer people.

The group might have condemned violence while still maintaining an adversarial relationship with the police force.

At the same time, Democrats lost ground, now maintaining unilateral control in just six states, down from 11 before the midterms.

And diversity is playing an ever increasing role in maintaining profitability.

Maintaining the high caliber of guest to which his viewers have become accustomed, Galifianakis welcomes Brad Pitt to the ferns.

The object of this practise is to attain facility in manipulating the elements while maintaining the smooth quality of the tone.

The King arrived in Naples bent on maintaining his crown and on allowing no interference from the Emperor.

Wellington himself bore testimony to Soult's virtues, maintaining that of the Marshals he was second only to Massna.

But no one is therefore warranted in maintaining that to apply it so, is to use it in things religious.

The more his kind wife exerted herself to comfort him, the more obstinately he persisted in maintaining his own sombre views.


On this page you'll find 235 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to maintaining, such as: chronic, enduring, lasting, advancing, persevering, and persisting.

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