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synonyms for persistent

  • constant
  • continual
  • endless
  • enduring
  • incessant
  • insistent
  • perpetual
  • relentless
  • repeated
  • resolute
  • steadfast
  • steady
  • stubborn
  • tenacious
  • unrelenting
  • unremitting
  • assiduous
  • bound
  • bound and determined
  • bulldogged
  • dogged
  • firm
  • fixed
  • immovable
  • in for long haul
  • indefatigable
  • interminable
  • like bad penny
  • never-ending
  • obdurate
  • obstinate
  • perseverant
  • persevering
  • persisting
  • pertinacious
  • sticky
  • tireless
  • unflagging
  • unshakable
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antonyms for persistent

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  • broken
  • ceasing
  • disloyal
  • ending
  • inconstant
  • intermittent
  • interrupted
  • merciful
  • stopping
  • sympathetic
  • temporary
  • terminable
  • unstable
  • unsteady
  • untrustworthy
  • weak
  • yielding
  • lazy
  • relenting
  • surrendering
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How to use persistent in a sentence

Instead, those vendors are afforded more persistent cookies that aren’t capped by ITP to a week.
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Italy has huge problems with a no-growth economy, persistent corruption and intractable political infighting.
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The observations hint that the most successful males might be the ones that worked the hardest and remained persistent.
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While no one can say for sure that intact virus isn’t hiding in a cell somewhere in this person’s body, the finding suggests that some people’s immune systems can get the upper hand, essentially eliminating the pernicious and persistent virus.
IN A FIRST, A PERSON’S IMMUNE SYSTEM FOUGHT HIV — AND WONTINA HESMAN SAEYAUGUST 26, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
There have been persistent reports of troop build-ups right along the 3,500 kilometre frontier with China.
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As a rule, however, persistent glycosuria is diagnostic of diabetes mellitus, of which disease it is the essential symptom.
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Persistent glycosuria has been noted in brain injuries involving the floor of the fourth ventricle.
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The courage and persistent hard work of the settlers and the leadership of Captain John Smith were invaluable.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
She ran lightly down the stairs, pausing at the foot, as if ashamed of her persistent curiosity.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
By persistent personal effort and the use of some political influence, he secured an appointment as Indian agent.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
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WORDS RELATED TO PERSISTENT

  • constant
  • continuing
  • enduring
  • eternal
  • everlasting
  • fast
  • indissoluble
  • lasting
  • permanent
  • perpetual
  • persistent
  • persisting
  • steadfast
  • steady
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