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wear well

Last under continual or hard use; also, withstand criticism or the test of time. For example, These boots have worn well, or His poetry wears well. [Mid-1500s]

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linger, remain, stay, live, sustain, persist, survive, exist, hold, be, last, outlast, abide, stand, cling, superannuate, bide, prevail, outlive, wear