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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - To continue trying to do something in a very determined way in spite of difficulties - use this to show approval. Refuse to stop.

Usage examples (37)
  • It is a shameful thing for the soul to faint while the body still perseveres.
  • The will to persevere is often the difference between failure and success.
  • The pious shall take fresh courage to persevere from the example of suffering Job.
  • The only reason for Senator Clinton to persevere is to continue to entertain us with nuggets like the Bosnian Sniper story. for more
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