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persistent
used in The Time Machine

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Definition
continuing — especially despite difficulties or opposition
  • The science of our time has attacked but a little department of the field of human disease, but even so, it spreads its operations very steadily and persistently.
    Chapter 4 (75% in)
  • Then I had simply to fight against their persistent fingers for my levers, and at the same time feel for the studs over which these fitted.
    Chapter 10 (91% in)

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