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suffers

verb , present tense third-person singular of suffer

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1 to come to a knowledge of (something) by living through it
  • willingly suffered hardships so that their children would have a better life
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2 to feel deep sadness or mental pain
  • the husband suffered deeply at the mere suggestion that he had been unfaithful
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3 to give permission for or to approve of
  • contends that the death penalty is something that no civilized society should suffer
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4 to fail to prevent (some behavior on someone's part) especially from neglect or indifference
  • I will not suffer you to insult me so!
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