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216. Endurance (See also Longevity.)

  1. Atalanta feminine name denotes power of endurance. [Gk. Myth.: Jobes, 148]
  2. Boston marathon famous 26-mile race held annually for long-distance runners. [Am. Pop. Culture: Misc.]
  3. cedrala tree symbol of longevity and endurance. [Eastern Folklore and Plant Symbolism: Jobes, 301]
  4. Denisovich, Ivan prisoner persists through travails of Soviet camp. [Russ. Lit.: One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich ]
  5. dromedary able to cover a hundred miles in one day. [Medieval Animal Symbolism: White, 8081]
  6. ironman triathlon event combines swimming, bicycling, marathon run. [Pop. Cult.: Misc.]
  7. marathon dancing dance contest with endurance as chief factor. [Am. Hist.: Sann, 5769]
  8. Prometheus epitome of stoic endurance. [Gk. Myth.: Gayley, 1015]
  9. Steadfast Tin Soldier one-legged toy survives multiple calamities; ultimately immolated. [Dan. Lit.: Andersens Fairy Tales ]
  10. Yossarian always creating new ways to stay alive through long war. [Am. Lit.: Catch -22]

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endurance

en·dur·ance / enˈd(y)oŏrəns/ • n. the fact or power of enduring an unpleasant or difficult process or situation without giving way: she was close to the limit of her endurance. ∎  the capacity of something to last or to withstand wear and tear.

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endurance

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