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perseverance
used in Persuasion

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Definition
continued effort to achieve something despite difficulties
  • A little further perseverance in patience and forced cheerfulness on Anne's side produced nearly a cure on Mary's.
    Chapter 5 (81% in)
  • When any two young people take it into their heads to marry, they are pretty sure by perseverance to carry their point, be they ever so poor, or ever so imprudent, or ever so little likely to be necessary to each other's ultimate comfort.
    Chapter 24 (2% in)

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