sustain+a+part

  • 1sustain — v. a. RG. 440, 442; part. ‘ysusteyned.’ RG. 375 …

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  • 2sustain — v.tr. 1 support, bear the weight of, esp. for a long period. 2 give strength to; encourage, support. 3 (of food) give nourishment to. 4 endure, stand; bear up against. 5 undergo or suffer (defeat or injury etc.). 6 (of a court etc.) uphold or… …

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  • 3To act a part — Act Act, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Acted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Acting}.] [L. actus, p. p. of agere to drive, lead, do; but influenced by E. act, n.] 1. To move to action; to actuate; to animate. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Self love, the spring of motion, acts …

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  • 4To act the part of — Act Act, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Acted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Acting}.] [L. actus, p. p. of agere to drive, lead, do; but influenced by E. act, n.] 1. To move to action; to actuate; to animate. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Self love, the spring of motion, acts …

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  • 5act a part — sustain the role of a character in a play; simulate …

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  • 6Graduation Day, Part Two — Infobox Television episode Title=Graduation Day, Part Two Series=Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season=3 Episode=22 Airdate=July 13, 1999 Production=3ABB22 Writer=Joss Whedon Director=Joss Whedon Episode list=List of Buffy the Vampire Slayer episodes… …

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  • 7Becoming, Part Two — Infobox Television episode Title=Becoming, Part Two Series=Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season=2 Episode=22 Airdate=May 19, 1998 Production=5V22 Writer=Joss Whedon Director=Joss Whedon Episode list=List of Buffy the Vampire Slayer episodes… …

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  • 8Standing part — Standing Stand ing, a. 1. Remaining erect; not cut down; as, standing corn. [1913 Webster] 2. Not flowing; stagnant; as, standing water. [1913 Webster] 3. Not transitory; not liable to fade or vanish; lasting; as, a standing color. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9Clavier-Übung III — Johann Sebastian Bach, 1746 The Clavier Übung III, sometimes referred to as the German Organ Mass, is a collection of compositions for organ by Johann Sebastian Bach, started in 1735–6 and published in 1739. It is considered to be Bach s most… …

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  • 10carry — carriable, carryable, adj. /kar ee/, v., carried, carrying, n., pl. carries. v.t. 1. to take or support from one place to another; convey; transport: He carried her for a mile in his arms. This elevator cannot carry more than ten people. 2. to… …

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  • 11support — Synonyms and related words: A frame, Maecenas, OK, TLC, abettor, abide, abide with, accept, acceptance, accession, accommodate, accredit, acquiescence, act a part, act out, admirer, advance, advocate, affirm, affirmation, afford, afford hope,… …

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  • 12carry — [c]/ˈkæri / (say karee) verb (carried, carrying) –verb (t) 1. to convey from one place to another in a vehicle, ship, pocket, hand, etc. 2. to transmit or transfer in any manner; take or bring: the wind carries sounds; she carries her audience… …

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  • 13choral music — ▪ vocal music Introduction       music sung by a choir with two or more voices assigned to each part. Choral music is necessarily polyphonal i.e., consisting of two or more autonomous vocal (vocal music) lines. It has a long history in European… …

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  • 14play — playingly, adv. playless, adj. playlike, adj. /play/, n. 1. a dramatic composition or piece; drama. 2. a dramatic performance, as on the stage. 3. exercise or activity for amusement or recreation. 4. fun or jest, as opposed to seriousness: I said …

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  • 15play — /pleɪ / (say play) noun 1. a dramatic composition or piece; a drama. 2. a dramatic performance, as on the stage. 3. exercise or action by way of amusement or recreation. 4. fun, jest, or trifling, as opposed to earnest: he said it merely in play …

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  • 16play — [[t]pleɪ[/t]] n. 1) a dramatic composition; drama 2) a dramatic performance, as on the stage 3) activity, often spontaneous, engaged in for recreation, as by children 4) fun or jest, as opposed to earnest: I said it merely in play[/ex] 5) a pun… …

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  • 17act out — Synonyms and related words: act, act a part, act as, ape, copy, create a role, depict, do, enact, impersonate, masquerade as, mime, mimic, pantomime, pass for, perform, personate, play, play a part, play a role, play opposite, portray, pose as,… …

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  • 18depict — Synonyms and related words: act a part, act out, bring to life, cartoon, catch a likeness, chalk, character, characterize, charcoal, chart, color, copy, crayon, create a role, crosshatch, dash off, daub, delineate, describe, design, diagram,… …

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  • 19enact — Synonyms and related words: accomplish, achieve, act, act a part, act as, act out, affect, ape, attain, authorize, betoken, brandish, breathe, bring about, bring forth, bring forward, bring into view, bring out, bring to notice, carry through,… …

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  • 20impersonate — Synonyms and related words: act, act a part, act as, act out, adumbrate, ape, body forth, copy, copycat, create a role, demonstrate, depict, discourse, do, embody, enact, exemplify, figure, foreshadow, hit off, hit off on, illustrate, image,… …

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