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persist
used in O Pioneers!

4 uses
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Definition
to continue — often despite difficulty
  • There was one fancy indeed, which persisted through her girlhood.
    3.2 — Part 3 Chapter 2 (63% in)
persisted = continued
  • "But suppose there wasn't any badger-hole," Lou persisted.
    1.3 — Part 1 Chapter 3 (10% in)
  • "Are you sorry for me?" he persisted.
    4.2 — Part 4 Chapter 2 (53% in)
  • Signa persisted.
    5.1 — Part 5 Chapter 1 (15% in)

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