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persistent
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
continuing — especially despite difficulties or opposition
  • Thus the morning had been made heavy to Maggie, and Tom's persistent coldness to her all through their walk spoiled the fresh air and sunshine for her.
    1.9 — Book 1 Chapter 9 — To Garum Firs (17% in)
  • Maggie sickened under this suspense, and her imagination began to live more and more persistently in what Philip was enduring.
    7.3 — Book 7 Chapter 3 — Showing That Old Acquaintances Are Capable.... (56% in)

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