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persist
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

4 uses
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Definition
to continue — often despite difficulty
  • She knew full well the enormity of her offense, but because her desires were stronger than the code she was breaking, she persisted in breaking it.
    p. 272.2
persisted = continued
  • They persisted in pleading Not Guilty to first-degree murder,
    p. 5.7
  • persisted = continued
  • ...a dreadful banging issued from the radiator pipes, persisting until someone investigated and brought forth Eunice Ann saying she didn't want to play Shadrach any more—
    p. 156.0
  • persisting = continuing
  • She persisted, and her subsequent reaction is something that all of us have known at one time or another.
    p. 272.2
persisted = continued
There are no more uses of "persist" in To Kill a Mockingbird.

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