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persist
used in The Poisonwood Bible

3 uses
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Definition
to continue — often despite difficulty
  • Muntu persists through all those conditions unchanged.
    Book 4 — Bel and the Serpent (44% in)
  • ""But you need some money," I persisted.
    Book 3 — Judges (75% in)
  • Maybe in the long run people will persist happily here only if they return to the ways of the ancient Kongo, traveling by foot, growing their food near at hand, using their own tools and cloth near the site of production.
    Book 6 — Song of the Children (62% in)

There are no more uses of "persist" in The Poisonwood Bible.

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