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Word: enduring

Definition: lasting; surviving; V. endure: bear (pain or suffering) for a long time; remain alive (in spite of difficulties); last; survive


Sentences Containing 'enduring'

"Dietrich in London", recorded live at the Queen's Theatre in 1964, is an enduring document of Dietrich in concert.
"If we take the world's enduring religions at their best, we discover the distilled wisdom of the human race."
Aderca's activities left an enduring trace in the autobiographical writings of his fellow authors, from Sebastian to Lovinescu, and from Eftimiu to Camil Petrescu.
After the couple celebrated their twentieth wedding anniversary, McEntire stated that the secrets to her enduring marriage were "Respect, faith, love, trust, and lots of patience".
Although they have small economies, often dependent on monocultures, the population generally does not suffer from extreme poverty, thanks to an enduring subsistence sector in the economy.
Anaheim's No Doubt has had the most enduring commercial success of the Orange County ska bands.
Despite this the song remains one of their enduring legacies.
Empoli has an enduring tradition as an agricultural centre.
Famed initially for his design of the WWI Liberty aircraft engine, He rose to enduring prominence as the longtime chief engineer for Packard automobiles.
For placing happiness within thy reach, even when enduring them?
He graduated in history from Jesus College, Oxford. "Days Enduring" (1942) was his first poetry collection.
He is also enduring unremitting pain from his artificial foot.
He is most noted for creating the ballet, "La fille mal gardée", one the most enduring and popular works of the ballet repertoire.
He offered not only his name, but also an enduring financial commitment to the School’s continued success.
He therefore made no further sweeping changes, but announced a Budget "about reforming the nation's economy, so that we have enduring growth and jobs in the future."
He was entered onto the books of one of the royal yachts by Sir Alexander Hood, who would become an enduring patron of Cooke's.
He was imprisoned for four years in the same prison building that the Kuomintang had imprisoned him in during the 1930s, enduring conditions that he later described as "fascist brutality".
He who could take Cervantes' distresses together with his apparatus for enduring them would not make so bad a bargain, perhaps, as far as happiness in life is concerned.
His best known and most enduring books are those about Hawaiian avifauna (especially the Hawaiian Goose).
In 2004 she worked with Roger Michell and Kevin Loader on the making of the film Enduring Love and became the inspiration for the sculptor played by Samantha Morton.
Ironically, this effort to save Lacandon culture resulted in enduring tensions between the Lacandon and their neighbors.
It is for the portrait painter to find this more enduring expression and give it noble expression in his work.
Its many adaptations have made it one of his most enduring and famous stories.
Jakob Jež, Darijan Božič, Lojze Lebič and Vinko Globokar have since composed enduring works, especially Globokar's "L'Armonia", an opera.
Kwast is a veteran of operations Desert Shield, Desert Storm, Southern Watch and Enduring Freedom.
Medusa is an ancient icon that remains one of the most popular and enduring figures of Greek mythology.
Namrata Joshi from "Outlook" wrote that "Kaminey" reflects Bhardwaj's "enduring fascination for underdogs, characters on the margins of society and the morally compromised".
No great and enduring volume can ever be written on the flea, though many there be who have tried it.
On one of his trips abroad in 1934 he met Le Corbusier, which was to be the start of an enduring friendship.
Only after enduring a long and merciless beatdown of bad luck and creative interruptions did they come to curse that title.
Or, as Raleigh rhymes it in his sonorous way,``From thence our kind hard hearted is, enduring pain and care, Approving that our bodies of a stony nature are.''
Our hymn books resound with a melodious cursing of God and enduring Him forever.
Perhaps he will be young, strong, and enduring, like yourself, and will aid you in your escape, while I have been but a hindrance.
Pettway told federal investigators that she kidnapped White after enduring several miscarriages because of the stress over whether "she would ever be able to be a parent."
Running continuously since 1976 and spanning more than 12,000 episodes, it is one of the HRT's most enduring television programs.
She played the lead female role in the movie "Love's Enduring Promise" as a pioneer family's oldest child.
So high and so conceited that there was no enduring him!
The design "reflects Tilden's enduring love of towers...was uilt for Harry Fife, an early independent insurance man and stock broker".
The hall of fame recognizes and establishes and enduring tribute to the people and things that have made significant contribution relating to railway industry in North America.
The islanders hosts many impressive and enduring social events.
The origin of this series is unknown, as is the artist. It is considered one of the enduring enigmas of Colombian art.
The school is also home to one of the few enduring Future Farmers of America programs left in the San Francisco Bay Area, the Campbell FFA.
The squadron deployed again in support of Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom in 2003 and 2005-2006.
The troops reached the Kyrgyzstan by November, enduring the harsh conditions of the winter.
The vision statement is "A leading creative community; an enduring love of learning".
These edifices are among the largest and most enduring examples of Egyptian architecture, with their elements arranged and decorated according to complex patterns of religious symbolism.
They published, in Philadelphia, "The President's March" in 1793; written by Philip Phile, "The President's March" is one of the most enduring of American patriotic songs.
This seminal tract, which had enduring influence on German deism in particular, represented that no true religion could rely on any doctrines that could not be divined through human reason.
Witnessing these brutalities and enduring more pains and poignancies than can have been endured by any mortal, the Czar at last met his end.
Yet it was not until the nineteenth century that the marvelous change was made from the short lived candle to the more enduring oil lamp.
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