sustained

[ suh-steyn ]SEE DEFINITION OF sustained

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SUSTAINED

She might die, and if he ever returned it would be to realize the loss he had sustained.

Mr. Disraeli's motion was lost, and the ministry was sustained.

This fact is sustained by evidences teeming upon us from every point of the compass.

A surprise, followed by a sustained attack, has been resisted.

A new Ahasuerus, cursed by inexpiable crime, yet sustained by a great purpose.

I had no appetite for breakfast, and life was sustained principally by drink.

But this spiteful idea could not be sustained in face of the aspect she had now assumed.

But with the exception of a few cuts and bruises this was all the damage he had sustained.

The very humblest may be sustained by the proper indulgence of this feeling.

Through them all she was sustained by the consciousness of her rectitude.

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