Part of speech:
United States literary critic and historian (1886-1963)
To undergo or be subjected to (a negative experience or development):
To continue in existence; endure:
To bear the weight of, especially from below; keep from falling, sinking, or slipping:
To bear, or put up with (someone or something not especially liked)
To maintain an upright or vertical position on a base or support:
To support or hold up; sustain
To hold up under (pain, fatigue, etc.); stand; bear; undergo
To bear comfortably or patiently; to be reconciled to; to brook.
A flow of water in a channel or bed, as a brook, rivulet, or small river.
(Football) To run with the ball after a direct snap from the center or after a handoff or pitchout
To cause to enter; to thrust.
To endure resignedly or patiently:
To put together in a lump or lumps
To withstand is to be able to successfully cope with something or to be able to resist or remain unaffected by something.
To take in; absorb; engulf; envelop
(Informal) To take on the responsibility or obligation for:
The definition of a creek is a shallow stream of water.
An event in which large numbers of individuals are killed:
One of the streams into which a river or large creek may divide, usually near the mouth
An unbroken series or sequence:
(Rare) Dry land
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