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persistent
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Definition
continuing — especially despite difficulties or opposition
  • The ceremony, as shortly announced in the papers of yesterday, occurred on the previous morning; but it is only now that it has been possible to confirm the strange rumours which have been so persistently floating about.
    Adventure X — The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor (20% in)

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