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RHYMING DICTIONARY AND OTHER CREATIVE WRITING TOOLS FOR POETS AND SONGWRITERS

Definition of "sustain":

verb: undergo (as of injuries and illnesses)


verb: establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts


verb: admit as valid

"The court sustained the motion"


verb: supply with necessities and support

"She alone sustained her family"


verb: provide with nourishment

"We sustained ourselves on bread and water"


verb: be the physical support of; carry the weight of


verb: lengthen or extend in duration or space

"We sustained the diplomatic negotiations as long as possible"



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