Before the object can pierce the dense lower strata of air its material is usually exhausted, but on rare occasions it withstands the fiery ordeal, and fragments of the original mass fall upon the earth.
It withstands the sea and mountain breezes better than most other timber trees, and is often planted near farm-houses and cottages in exposed localities for the sake of its dense foliage.
Bring them out into the light and we'll see whose truth withstands scrutiny.
If you plan on having a ceiling fan in a bathroom or in the kitchen, get one that withstands heat and moisture.
Not only is a home like this affordable, it withstands even inclement weather.