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adjective as in persistent

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Persevering on hearsay, spun and shifted from every possible angle, the narrator next describes Golovan—a brawny man, with a limp.

“I am drawn to intimate, often uncomfortable portraits of a woman persevering and awakening,” she said.

And yet she chose to write her essay about giving up on ballet, rather than persevering once she'd tired of it.

As our means did not allow of our persevering any further, we gave up our examination.

History affords no authenticated example of greater or more persevering courage in a woman.

Robin was convicted of sorcery, and, persevering in his error, was burned alive in the Place du Parvis.

It was only by persevering effort that I convinced him his church-going propensity could not be allowed.

He was earnest in stating that it only required gentle, persevering effort to teach them almost any thing.


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On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to persevering, such as: dogged, assiduous, indefatigable, indomitable, pertinacious, and steadfast.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.