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persist
used in Notes from the Underground

2 uses
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Definition
to continue — often despite difficulty
  • However, he persisted in saying nothing, and that infuriated me.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (83% in)
  • If I were still not brought to reason by all this, but persisted in my revolt, he would suddenly begin sighing while he looked at me, long, deep sighs as though measuring by them the depths of my moral degradation, and, of course, it ended at last by his triumphing completely: I raged and shouted, but still was forced to do what he wanted.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (79% in)

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