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Israel, however, contends that UNRWA sustains Hamas by employing and sheltering its members.

Twain taught me that although the act of writing is solitary, the context that sustains it is social.

Any time a player sustains a jolt from a blow to the head, neck, or upper body, the brain suffers some degree of trauma.

Diplomacy scored a two and is currently the only category that sustains the two-state solution, albeit moderately.

What he calls a “papery palace of stories” sustains identity and ties Mufti to place.

It is thus that God can draw good from evil; he chastises his people, and yet sustains them with his hand.

Refraining from vowing to him, man sustains a character no higher than the wicked who restrain prayer before God.

We worship the universe of the true spirit, visible, invisible, and all that sustains the welfare of the good creation.

Its fluent grace and ease of diction compels and sustains the interest of the reader, whatever page he may peruse.

It is an easy habit to acquire, and it sustains its interest: it is inexpensive.


On this page you'll find 121 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sustains, such as: preserve, bolster, help, defend, assist, and continue.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.