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Say that my anger has no bounds—that my heart is breaking—will break and kill me, if he persists in his ingratitude and cruelty.
It appears early in the catarrhal stage, and persists until after convalescence.
It remains during the whole course of the disease, and frequently persists for years.
You can terrify this woman with the thunders of the law if she persists in kidnapping children that don't belong to her.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
He persists, then sees his mother in private, kills a courtier who was eavesdropping, and convicts his mother of her sin.
The custom of firing powder during the Christmas season is one that persists in the South today in various forms.
He still persists in carrying around Europe, in spite of wars, his priceless record of years of labor.
PARIS VISTASHELEN DAVENPORT GIBBONS
Notice where savagery still persists, women remain in the same condition as in primitive times.
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Yet mysticism persists, as the intuitive and emotional apprehension of the most specifically religious of all truths, viz.
The popular mind persists in thinking that there is a wide difference between science and knowledge in general.

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perdureverb (used without object) | [per-door, -dyoor ]SEE DEFINITION
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