maintaining

[ meyn-teyn ]SEE DEFINITION OF maintaining

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She was maintaining that calm level of submission to fate which had been her lifelong habit.

In an instant I was at her side, bowing but maintaining silence.

But all this does59 not prevent us from maintaining our hypothesis.

To what, then, must we look for the reason of maintaining so strange an institution?

In this way I should escape the forfeiture of my credit, and the risk of maintaining it.

There probably was no idea of maintaining a secret on the subject.

“It was an accidental intrusion,” returned Sinclair, maintaining his irony.

Step sideward, right, maintaining the weight equally to both feet .

With a strong effort, she succeeded in maintaining her self-control.

Hence, their policy was that of maintaining silence about the whole matter.

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