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persistent
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
continuing — especially despite difficulties or opposition
  • Mrs. Brocklebank is persistent regarding new information; she goes after everything as aggressively as she attacks her dandelions.
    p. 317.3
  • As the ball rolled into Front Street with Sagamore in close pursuit, the baby-rattle tinkle of the odd bell of the diaper truck dinged persistently, even at the moment of the truck's sudden confluence with Sagamore's unlucky head.
    p. 183.8

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