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used in The Lovely Bones

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continuing — especially despite difficulties or opposition
  • The rumors Lindsey and Samuel heard in the first weeks of the school year wove in and out of the rows of student lockers like the most persistent of snakes.
    Chapter Thirteen (1% in)
  • It fit what they knew of him, his persistent phone calls, his obsession with the neighbor, and Detective Fenerman having visited that same day to tell my parents that for all intents and purposes my murder investigation had entered a sort of hiatus.
    Chapter Twelve (1% in)

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