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persistence
used in Lonesome Dove

3 uses
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Definition
continuing or repeating behavior — especially in spite of difficulties
  • "We think she's gone," Charlie Barnes said, with irritating persistence.
    Chapters 28-29 (53% in)
  • He had no money, and no eloquence with which to persuade Lorena to trust him, but he did have a dogged persistence and was prepared to sit in the Dry Bean all night in hope that his evident need would finally move her.
    Chapters 3-4 (82% in)
  • The boy's skill and persistence with horses pleased him.
    Chapters 99-100 (64% in)

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