sustained

past tense of sustain
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as in experienced
to come to a knowledge of (something) by living through it sustained serious injuries in the car crash

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as in bolstered
to hold up or serve as a foundation for that old chair won't sustain your weight

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“Sustained.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sustained. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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