existed (part of speech: verb)
lived (part of speech: verb)
- And this state of feeling had existed from the beginning, even among holy men. - "Irish Race in the Past and the Present", Aug. J. Thebaud.
- As a wife, Virginia was perfect; as a mental companion, she barely existed at all. - "Virginia", Ellen Glasgow.
- It seemed almost as if Pamela and he had met that day only in thought at some village which existed only in a dream. - "The Truants", A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley) Mason.