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persevere
used in Girl Interrupted

2 uses
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Definition
to keep working at something — especially despite difficulties
  • She must have felt some resistance when she tried to fold the door back—there were dozens of light bulbs inside—but she persevered, just as she'd persevered with Lisa.
  • She must have felt some resistance when she tried to fold the door back—there were dozens of light bulbs inside—but she persevered, just as she'd persevered with Lisa.

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