A century apart, Paul Rosolie and Henry Walter Bates describe their abiding enchantment with the Amazon.
His last book, India and Britannia—An abiding Affair, was published in 2003.
Just as no unbeliever may be barred from federal service for his atheism, no true believer may be excluded for his abiding faith.
Old English abidan, gebidan "remain, wait, delay, remain behind," from ge- completive prefix (denoting onward motion; see a- (1)) + bidan "bide, remain, wait, dwell" (see bide). Originally intransitive (with genitive of the object: we abidon his "we waited for him"); transitive sense emerged in Middle English. Meaning "to put up with" (now usually negative) first recorded 1520s. Related: Abided; abiding. The historical conjugation is abide, abode, abidden, but the modern formation is now generally weak.