To better see all uses of the word
persist
in
Persuasion
please enable javascript.

Go to New Version of This Page
This old version has not been updated since 2016,
but we're leaving it in case you prefer it.
Show What's New
Please update your links from the new version.
persist
Used In
Persuasion
Go to Book Vocabulary
Go to Word Detail
  • He persisted in having loved none but her.
  • It was soon generally agreed that Tuesday should be the day; Charles only reserving the advantage of still teasing his wife, by persisting that he would go to the play to-morrow if nobody else would.
  • She persisted in a very determined, though very silent disinclination for Bath; caught the first dim view of the extensive buildings, smoking in rain, without any wish of seeing them better; felt their progress through the streets to be, however disagreeable, yet too rapid; for who would be glad to see her when she arrived?

  • There are no more uses of "persist" in the book.


    Show samples from other sources
  • The child persisted in asking questions despite my obvious desire to be left alone.
  • We expect the conditions to persist into next year.

  • Go to more samples
Go to Book Vocabulary
verbalworkout.com . . . enhancing vocabulary while reading