Keating would not admit that he had tried to see Dominique again, persistently and without results.
He went away, relieved and desolate, cursing himself for the dull, persistent feeling that told him he had missed a chance which would never return; that something was closing in on them both and they had surrendered.
Those who denounced him too persistently were run out of their professions: some in a few weeks, others many years later.
There are no more uses of "persistent" in the book.
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She has a persistent cough.
It is the kind of problem that can be solved if we are persistent in our efforts.