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adjective as in abiding

adjective as in continuing

noun as in dwelling

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The issues persisted for more than two years and affected more than 418,000 advertisers, the company said.

It will ask players, coaches and team personnel to be extraordinarily disciplined, and they will do their best, and the cases will persist.

She said she didn’t file restraining orders against the men since warnings from the police have worked so far, but that she’d consider going that route if the threats persisted.

However, the DNA of organisms persists in the cold, dark deeps for more than a day, meaning a seawater sample can say a lot more about who has recently been in that section of the ocean.

In other words, they showed that disorder can persist within larger graphs than previously known.

Other work has found Mexican-American educational deficiencies persisting into the fourth generation after migration.

The fault lines of the 2010 primary campaign show signs of persisting in Florida.

“The effort to keep on persisting with something called a newsmagazine is probably outdated at this point,” Brown says.

And he, persisting in his tone of reverie—'I do not know—I do not remember.'

"I'm only a boy sprout," said Roy, his wonted buoyancy persisting.

Thus persisting in his disdain of reason as a moral guide, Mr. Vincent thought, acted, and suffered as a man of feeling.

The good old woman was much embarrassed, when she found Aladdin persisting in so wild a design.

A tremendous sea was running on the 25th as a result of the previous two days' "blow" and a heavy gale still persisting.

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On this page you'll find 878 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to persisting, such as: continuing, enduring, eternal, everlasting, lasting, and persistent.

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