The NHF has since led the charge to maintain the gay blood ban.
To maintain that power, they have to stick to what unites them.
Israel continued to maintain silence about the airstrike, which took place overnight between Tuesday and Wednesday.
mid-13c., "to practice habitually," from Anglo-French meintenir (Old French maintenir, 12c.) "keep (a wife), sustain; persevere in, practice continually," from Latin manu tenere "hold in the hand," from manu, ablative of manus "hand" (see manual) + tenere "to hold" (see tenet). Meaning "to carry on, keep up" is from mid-14c.; that of "to keep oneself, to support" is from late 14c. Sense of "to defend in speech" is from mid-14c. Related: Maintained; maintaining; maintains.
The female counterpart of machismo: Machisma, Women, and Daring (1970s+)