Antonyms for perseveres

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It matters not so much what it is, as how she perseveres in it.

Charles perseveres in his demand, and the Protestants in their refusal.

And so, with his everlasting hope, he perseveres and will not give in.

There is no one who perseveres in well-doing like a thorough humbug.

If Maule perseveres then you'll take him, and by-and-bye you'll come to like him.

I assure you, Vera, if he perseveres in his determination, I shall be most deeply hurt.

He doth not "put his hand to the plough and look back," but perseveres to the end, and is faithful unto death.

But the man who doesn't like it still sees a red coat before him, and perseveres in chasing the wearer of it.

Mad with pain, he nearly gives it up, but the spark of pluck is still there, and with throbbing knee he perseveres.

But he perseveres, choosing his points as he goes, till the tail of his followers becomes thinner and thinner.