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to adapt to difficulties by accepting them and carrying on
to accept a difficult or unpleasant situation, especially without complaining
to accept something unpleasant without becoming impatient or angry
to accept something unpleasant that you cannot change
to accept someone or something unpleasant in a patient way
to behave in a brave way in a very sad or difficult situation
to accept that bad things happen and not complain about them
to accept that something unpleasant must happen and that you cannot change it
to accept a difficult situation without complaining or without showing how you feel
to accept the bad things that happen as well as the good things
the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it
a coloured substance in the form of a small stick that women put on their lips, or a stick of this
moving with rhythm, together as one
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Free thesaurus definition of to be patient and to not complain too much from the Macmillan English Dictionary - a free English dictionary online with thesaurus and with pronunciation from Macmillan Publishers Limited.