sus-

sus-

var. of sub- before c, p, t: susceptible; suspend; sustain.
References in classic literature ?
In entering upon the duties of a slaveholder, she did not seem to perceive that I sus- tained to her the relation of a mere chattel, and that for her to treat me as a human being was not only wrong, but dangerously so.
His loyal zeal -- in a mask -- looks just a shade sus- picious.
Captain Giles' appearance excluding the sus- picion of mere sly malice, I came to the conclusion that he was simply the most tactless idiot on earth.