Endear vs Endure - What's the difference?

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In context|obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between endear and endure

is that endear is (obsolete) to stress (something) as important; to exaggerate while endure is (obsolete) to indurate.

As verbs the difference between endear and endure

is that endear is (obsolete) to make (something) more precious or valuable while endure is to continue or carry on, despite obstacles or hardships.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

endear

English

Alternative forms

* indear

Verb

  • (obsolete) To make (something) more precious or valuable.
  • (obsolete) To make (something) more expensive; to increase the cost of.
  • (obsolete) To stress (something) as important; to exaggerate.
  • *, II.18:
  • *:Salvianus Massiliensis this Testimonie, might say, it is now rather deemed a vertue among them.
  • To make (someone) dear or precious.
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    endure

    English

    Alternative forms

    * enduer (obsolete) * indure (obsolete)

    Verb

  • To continue or carry on, despite obstacles or hardships.
  • The singer's popularity endured for decades.
  • To tolerate or put up with something unpleasant.
  • To last.
  • Our love will endure forever.
  • * Bible, Job viii. 15
  • He shall hold it [his house] fast, but it shall not endure .
  • To remain firm, as under trial or suffering; to suffer patiently or without yielding; to bear up under adversity; to hold out.
  • * Bible, Ezekiel xxii. 14
  • Can thine heart endure , or can thine hands be strong in the days that I shall deal with thee?
  • To suffer patiently.
  • He endured years of pain.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=April 11 , author=Phil McNulty , title=Liverpool 3 - 0 Man City , work=BBC Sport citation , page= , passage=Dirk Kuyt sandwiched a goal in between Carroll's double as City endured a night of total misery, with captain Carlos Tevez limping off early on with a hamstring strain that puts a serious question mark over his participation in Saturday's FA Cup semi-final against Manchester United at Wembley. }}
  • (obsolete) To indurate.
  • Synonyms

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