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To support is to hold up or add strength to, literally or figuratively: The columns support the roof. To maintain is to support so as to preserve intact: to maintain an attitude of defiance. To sustain, a rather elevated word, suggests completeness and adequacy in supporting: The court sustained his claim. Uphold applies especially to supporting or backing another, as in a statement, opinion, or belief: to uphold the rights of a minority.

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A few of the 3DS variation that were, until recently, supported by Nintendo.
In the playoffs, calls have been more likely to get the “support” ruling than “stands,” indicating slightly more confident review decisions.
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That’s 4 percentage points higher than the 68 percent who supported Hillary Clinton in 2016.
As Andrew Keatts has reported, Mayor Kevin Faulconer and the Housing Commission advocated for state and federal officials to support hotel purchases to house homeless people after the city converted the Convention Center into a shelter.
We can design our lives to support good habits by seizing the moment.
That needs two-thirds support too and could complicate Measure C’s next steps.
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His enemies persistently insinuated that he was really returning to Spain to support the clericals actively.
Several able speakers had made long addresses in support of the bill when one Mr. Morrisett, from Monroe, took the floor.
Martini was on his mission to Vienna; but another valet was put into the chariot to support the Duke.

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