dure


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dure

(djʊə)
adj
difficult, harsh, or arduous
vb
1. (intr) to carry on or hold out
2. (tr) to put up with (something)
Translations
kestää
References in classic literature ?
Sir Gawaine's strength feebled and waxed pass- ing faint, that unnethes he might dure any longer, and Sir Marhaus was then bigger and bigger --"
As to him - I soon learned to regret I was not some object, some beautiful, carved object of bone or bronze; a rare piece of porcelain, pate dure, not pate tendre.
The proceedings seemed to have come to a definite end so far as he was concerned; for one had only to look at that granite face to realize that no peine forte et dure would ever force him to plead against his will.