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persist
used in The Fountainhead

2 uses
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Definition
to continue — often despite difficulty
  • But when they came, he felt as he did in the quarry: that he had to drill through granite, that he had to drive a wedge and blast the thing within him which persisted in calling to his pity.
    2.1 — Part 2 Chapter 1 (24% in)
  • And if freaks persist in being born occasionally, they will not survive beyond their twelfth year.
    4.14 — Part 4 Chapter 14 (80% in)

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