They endure further torment as rates of rape, domestic violence and early marriage skyrocket in times of crisis.
Why do these women stay and endure so much violence from their men?
His wife and adviser, Cécilia, dumped him rather than endure as his first lady.
But on the subject of marriage, Motilal was intransigent: his son would have to endure an arranged match.
His legacy will endure wherever human beings reach for liberty and justice.
"Take it away, I'm not hungry," I said, after finding the position too painful to endure.
She considered him with fearless eyes; the beauty of them was all he could endure.
So he adopted this position and stoically set out to endure the hurt.
We had to endure this four hours a day, but after a while we got accustomed to it and did not mind.
For we endure the tender pain of pardon,— One with another we forbear.
early 14c., "to undergo or suffer" (especially without breaking); late 14c. "to continue in existence," from Old French endurer (12c.) "make hard, harden; bear, tolerate; keep up, maintain," from Latin indurare "make hard," in Late Latin "harden (the heart) against," from in- (see in- (2)) + durare "to harden," from durus "hard," from PIE *deru- "be firm, solid."
Replaced the important Old English verb dreogan (past tense dreag, past participle drogen), which survives in dialectal dree. Related: Endured; endures.