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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SUSTAININGLY

After which, sustainingly, "I'm 'Mitchy,'" our friend stated.

Winch replied—which made it right again; especially as our friend still felt himself reassuringly and sustainingly grasped.

WORD ORIGIN

late 13c., from Old French sustenir "hold up, endure," from Latin sustinere "hold up, support, endure," from sub "up from below" (see sub-) + tenere "to hold" (see tenet). Related: Sustained; sustaining.

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