enure

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enure (third-person singular simple present enures, present participle enuring, simple past and past participle enured)

  1. to inure; to become accustomed or desensitized to something unpleasant due to constant exposure.
  2. (intransitive, chiefly law) With "to": to take effect, to be operative.
    1934, Abdullah Yusuf Ali, Commentary on The Holy Qur'an, note 3428 on 29:6:
    All our striving enures to our own spiritual benefit.