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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • The Prime Minister did not know what to say to this, but a persistent habit of wishing to appear well-informed on any subject that came up made him cast around for any details he could remember of their previous conversations.
  • "Well," said Dumbledore, ignoring the mutterings of Uncle Vernon, who was now being rapped smartly over the head by the persistent glass of mead, "Black family tradition decreed that the house was handed down the direct line, to the next male with the name of ’Black.’

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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.

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