sus-

sus-

var. of sub- before c, p, t: susceptible; suspend; sustain.
References in classic literature ?
His loyal zeal -- in a mask -- looks just a shade sus- picious.
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.
I believed unhesitatingly both in his forecast of human destiny and in the practicability of his astonishing scheme, and the reader who thinks me sus- ceptible and foolish must contrast his position, reading steadily with all his thoughts about his subject, and mine, crouching fearfully in the bushes and listening, distracted by apprehension.