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

  Suffer \Suf"fer\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Suffered; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Suffering.] [OE. suffren, soffren, OF. sufrir, sofrir,
     F. souffrir, (assumed) LL. sofferire, for L. sufferre; sub
     under + ferre to bear, akin to E. bear. See Bear to
     1. To feel, or endure, with pain, annoyance, etc.; to submit
        to with distress or grief; to undergo; as, to suffer pain
        of body, or grief of mind.
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     2. To endure or undergo without sinking; to support; to
        sustain; to bear up under.
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              Our spirit and strength entire,
              Strongly to suffer and support our pains. --Milton.
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     3. To undergo; to be affected by; to sustain; to experience;
        as, most substances suffer a change when long exposed to
        air and moisture; to suffer loss or damage.
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              If your more ponderous and settled project
              May suffer alteration.                --Shak.
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     4. To allow; to permit; not to forbid or hinder; to tolerate.
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              Thou shalt in any wise rebuke thy neighbour, and not
              suffer sin upon him.                  --Lev. xix.
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              I suffer them to enter and possess.   --Milton.
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     Syn: To permit; bear; endure; support; sustain; allow; admit;
          tolerate. See Permit.
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