holds up

present tense third-person singular of hold up
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as in flies
to withstand scrutiny and gain acceptance or approval an argument that won't hold up in court

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“Holds up.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/holds%20up. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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