verb (used with object)
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Any restaurant with a sustained fame ends up becoming a set, of sorts, and on that front, Sotto Sotto cinched it.The Fiery Death of Sotto Sotto, Toronto’s Celebrity Hotspot|Shinan Govani|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What could have sustained him during these darkest of hours?
So yes, there was a lot of meaty stuff that sustained me over those eight years.How Richard Pryor Beat Bill Cosby and Transformed America|David Yaffe, Scott Saul|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Beijing, famously, launched a coordinated and sustained attack against Google a half decade ago to injure its business in China.Sony Blames North Korea for Hacking, but Washington Left Them Completely Vulnerable|Gordon G. Chang|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The fact that the virus is still alive has sustained many safety concerns, both rational and irrational, about its use.Powdered Measles Vaccine Could Be Huge for Developing World|Kent Sepkowitz|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It mostly consisted of how the inner man should be sustained, and of anecdotes of agility in avoiding shot and shell.South Africa and the Transvaal War, Vol. IV (of 6)|Louis Creswicke
But their kind protectress, who had already rendered them so many services, sustained her and she fell safely at Ourson's feet.Old French Fairy Tales|Comtesse de Sgur
All through tea-time he sulked, while Jane sustained a difficult conversation with Miss Collett.The Creators|May Sinclair
The child, after the fright it had sustained, seemed hardly able to stand; and I proposed to carry it in my arms.Lost Lenore|Charles Beach
In other words these oscillations are sustained but as in the case of those of a single tube, their amplitude rises and falls.The Radio Amateur's Hand Book|A. Frederick Collins