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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To refuse to give up; endure. Also: To say or do over and over again.

Usage examples (37)
  • persist and persevere, and you will find most things that are attainable, possible.
  • Such is the manner wherein persist these poor little bodies:
  • In some people, fairly large percentages of fetal hemoglobin persist into adulthood.
  • Of course, the primary reason for why conspiracy theories persist is simple human nature. for more
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