• WordNet 3.6
    • adj enured made tough by habitual exposure "hardened fishermen","a peasant, dark, lean-faced, wind-inured"- Robert Lynd","our successors...may be graver, more inured and equable men"- V.S.Pritchett"
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In literature:

Their loss, however, was such, that the advantages of the field enured to the Americans.
"The Life of Francis Marion" by William Gilmore Simms
Dumouriez, with a weak and ailing constitution in his childhood, enured his body for war.
"History of the Girondists, Volume I" by Alphonse de Lamartine
The object of the practice was to enure the men to work, not only when fresh, but when tired.
"The Story of the 2/4th Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry" by G. K. Rose
The erroneous impression prevails among some that the pregnant wife should enure herself to toil and hardship.
"The Physical Life of Woman:" by Dr. George H Napheys
The sin and the sorrow are monopolized by the South: the gain and the good enure to the North.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol 2, No 6, December 1862" by Various
He seemed quite isolated but he had become sufficiently enured to danger and though he kept a wary eye, he was not nervous.
"Frontier Boys on the Coast" by Capt. Wyn Roosevelt
Our constant life out of doors had enured us to hardships and made us impervious to fatigue.
"The Frontier Boys in the Grand Canyon" by Wyn Roosevelt
The occurrence was a strange and unusual one, and it was only right that it should enure to his great profit.
"On the Heights" by Berthold Auerbach
Or did the crime of Richard, though punished in him, enure to the benefit of Henry?
"View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Henry Hallam
Blackstone objects to the right to sell one's self, that the consideration enures to the buyer.
"Cannibals all!" by George Fitzhugh
To enure thyself to what thou art like to be, cast thy humble slough, and appear fresh.
"Twelfth Night" by William Shakspeare
It is a hard experience; but it schools him in his work, and enures him to the hardships of campaigning.
"Sketches of Successful New Hampshire Men" by Various

In poetry:

The rudeness of his birth enures
His limbs to every season's stings,
And, never probing, so endures
The sadness at the heart of things.
"The Door Of Humility" by Alfred Austin

In science:

CSTAR was designed and constructed during 2006 – 2007 at the N ational Astronomical Observatories of China (NAOC) and the Nanjing Institute of Astronomical Optics Technology of China (NIAOT). A series of tests were performed on CSTAR before the second expedition to Dome A to enure that it was ready for deployment.
Testing and Data Reduction of the Chinese Small Telescope Array (CSTAR) for Dome A, Antarctica