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used in The Awakening

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continuing or repeating behavior — especially in spite of difficulties
  • Her "condition" was in no way apparent, and no one would have known a thing about it but for her persistence in making it the subject of conversation.
    Chapter 4 (71% in)
  • He could speak a little Spanish, and also a language which nobody understood, unless it was the mocking-bird that hung on the other side of the door, whistling his fluty notes out upon the breeze with maddening persistence.
    Chapter 1 (7% in)
  • The persistence of the infatuation lent it an aspect of genuineness.
    Chapter 7 (74% in)
  • You see that I have persistence.
    Chapter 21 (73% in)

There are no more uses of "persistence" in The Awakening.

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