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wear

tv. to tolerate something. (Usually negative.) That’s no good. I won’t wear it.
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Then you will think it wicked in me to wear it," said Celia, uneasily.
But how can I wear ornaments if you, who are the elder sister, will never wear them?
Nay, Celia, that is too much to ask, that I should wear trinkets to keep you in countenance.
Did n't your mother ever let you wear the nice things that came?
Well, he is, so you need n't laugh, for we 've made all our plans," said Maud with comical dignity as she tried the effect of an old white bonnet, wondering if farmers' wives could wear ostrich feathers when they went to meeting.
The women of these islands all wear boots too big for them.
Well," says the other, "I shall wear my plum-colored body to the Jones', with a yellow plastron; and they've got some lovely gloves at Puttick's, only one and eleven pence.
I like to be tidy, and so, when I wear fussed-up things, I'm thinking of my clothes all the time, and that's tiresome.
Everyone wears them; even babies have stiffened waists to support their weak little backs," began Mrs.
and which was hidden somewhere under the glossy black hair) was fiery, harsh and haughty in the extreme, and it often led the Princess to do unpleasant things which she regretted when she came to wear her other heads.
But, if you will stop to think, you will realize that a princess is sure to wear holes in her stockings, the same as other people; only it isn't considered quite polite to mention the matter.
For the Princess Langwidere is a different person every time I see her, and the only way her subjects can recognize her at all is by means of a beautiful ruby key which she always wears on a chain attached to her left wrist.
A woman wearing the same kind of clothes as people in other houses wear, told us to go up to the second floor, and she grinned at David, as if she had heard about him; so up we went, David muttering through his clenched teeth, "I sha'n't laugh," and as soon as we knocked a voice called out, "Here we are again
Ozma, especially, made much of Dorothy's relatives, for her little friend's sake, and she well knew that the awkwardness and strangeness of their new mode of life would all wear off in time.
To him who the longer wears a weed upon his hat in memory of me shall go my entire fortune.