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adverb as in consistently

adverb as in interminably

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Drifting at the edge of consciousness, I delighted, despite the persistent wedgie, in the image of stars through foliage, a glittering universe beyond cracks in the ever-shifting crown.

Women’s persistent underrepresentation is problematic for many reasons.

From Fortune

The forecastThe weather is not looking great as of early in the week, especially for the first round on Thursday, when the forecast calls for persistent thunderstorms that will bring possibly heavy rain pretty much all day.

What they will look like still seems highly uncertain, but there’s little doubt that our persistent presence in space won’t be coming to an end anytime soon.

There’s a persistent perception that chain waxing is a difficult, arcane process that takes a lot of work.

This stirring moment arrives in a chapter that spotlights the highs and lows of a persistently uneven book.

Did you continue the search so persistently without any certainty of the greave being still in existence?

Parents who otherwise have had their children fully immunized remain persistently opposed to the HPV vaccine.

Hemmed in by college debt and a persistently weak economy, almost 40 percent of the unemployed are between 20 and 34.

They cling to the walls, hang off the ceiling, bounce persistently against the mesh opening, trying to get at us.

His enemies persistently insinuated that he was really returning to Spain to support the clericals actively.

The wretched young man persistently exercises his right of crying "Banco," and so practically going double or quits each time.

Leading citizens, cited to appear before the American authorities, persistently declined to take any part in a dual régime.

Bruce was striking hard and persistently, and Edward was giving way all along the line of war.

She persistently sought to penetrate the reserve in which he had unconsciously enveloped himself.


On this page you'll find 154 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to persistently, such as: ardently, assiduously, carefully, diligently, eagerly, and earnestly.

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