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 for Endure
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Endure \En*dure"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Endured; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Enduring.] [F. endurer; pref. en- (L. in) + durer to
     last. See Dure, v. i., and cf. Indurate.]
     1. To continue in the same state without perishing; to last;
        to remain.
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              Their verdure still endure.           --Shak.
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              He shall hold it [his house] fast, but it shall not
              endure.                               --Job viii.
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     2. To remain firm, as under trial or suffering; to suffer
        patiently or without yielding; to bear up under adversity;
        to hold out.
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              Can thine heart endure, or can thine hands be strong
              in the days that I shall deal with thee? --Ezek.
                                                    xxii. 14.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Endure \En*dure"\, v. t.
     1. To remain firm under; to sustain; to undergo; to support
        without breaking or yielding; as, metals endure a certain
        degree of heat without melting; to endure wind and
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              Both were of shining steel, and wrought so pure,
              As might the strokes of two such arms endure.
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     2. To bear with patience; to suffer without opposition or
        without sinking under the pressure or affliction; to bear
        up under; to put up with; to tolerate.
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              I will no longer endure it.           --Shak.
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              Therefore I endure all things for the elect's sake.
                                                    --2 Tim. ii.
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              How can I endure to see the evil that shall come
              unto my people?                       --Esther viii.
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     3. To harden; to toughen; to make hardy. [Obs.]
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              Manly limbs endured with little ease. --Spenser.
     Syn: To last; remain; continue; abide; brook; submit to;
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      v 1: put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot
           bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to
           endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to
           tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable
           marriage" [syn: digest, endure, stick out, stomach,
           bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide,
           suffer, put up]
      2: face and withstand with courage; "She braved the elements"
         [syn: weather, endure, brave, brave out]
      3: continue to live through hardship or adversity; "We went
         without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions
         survive in the backwaters of America"; "The race car driver
         lived through several very serious accidents"; "how long can
         a person last without food and water?" [syn: survive,
         last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold
      4: undergo or be subjected to; "He suffered the penalty"; "Many
         saints suffered martyrdom" [syn: suffer, endure] [ant:
      5: last and be usable; "This dress wore well for almost ten
         years" [syn: wear, hold out, endure]
      6: persist for a specified period of time; "The bad weather
         lasted for three days" [syn: last, endure]
      7: continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of
         Elvis endures" [syn: prevail, persist, die hard, run,

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  196 Moby Thesaurus words for "endure":
     abide, abide with, abiding, advance, afford, allow for,
     be exposed to, be proof against, be spared, be subjected to,
     be tough, bear, bear up, bear up against, bear with, bide,
     blink at, brave, brook, carry on, carry through, cease not,
     cheat death, condone, connive at, continue, continue to be,
     continue to exist, continuing, countenance, defeat time, defy,
     defy time, disregard, diuturnal, drag on, durable, dwell, elapse,
     encounter, enduring, exist, experience, expire, extend, face, feel,
     firm, flit, flow, flow on, fly, glide, go, go along, go by, go on,
     go through, hang in, hang in there, hang on, hang tough, harden,
     have, hear of, hold, hold on, hold out, hold out against,
     hold steady, hold up, ignore, indulge, inveterate, jog on, keep,
     keep alive, keep at, keep at it, keep driving, keep going, keep on,
     keep trying, keep up, know, labor under, lapse, last, last long,
     last out, leave unavenged, let it go, lifelong, linger, live,
     live on, live through, long-lasting, long-lived, lump, lump it,
     maintain, make allowances for, meet, meet up with, meet with,
     never cease, never-failing, not accept compromise, old, overlook,
     pass, pass by, pass over, pass through, pay, perdurable, perdure,
     perduring, perennate, perennial, permanent, persevere, persist,
     pocket, pocket the affront, press on, prevail, proceed,
     put up with, rebuff, regard with indulgence, remain, repel,
     repulse, resist, resolute, roll on, run, run its course, run on,
     run out, run up against, slide, slip, slog on, solid, sound, spare,
     spare the price, spend, stable, stagger on, stand, stand for,
     stand under, stand up, staunch, stay, stay on, steadfast, steady,
     stick, stiffen, stomach, strengthen, sturdy, submit to, subsist,
     substantial, suffer, support, support life, survive, sustain,
     swallow, take, take it, take up with, tarry, taste, temper,
     tide over, tolerate, toughen, undergo, unfaltering, unqualified,
     unquestioning, wear, wear well, weather, well afford, wholehearted,
     wink at, withstand

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