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Persist

Per`sist´
v. i.1.To stand firm; to be fixed and unmoved; to stay; to continue steadfastly; especially, to continue fixed in a course of conduct against opposing motives; to persevere; - sometimes conveying an unfavorable notion, as of doggedness or obstinacy.
[imp. & p. p. Persisted; p. pr. & vb. n. Persisting.]
That face persists.
It floats up; it turns over in my mind.
- Mrs. Browning.
Verb1.persist - continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures"
Synonyms: die hard, prevail, endure, run
2.persist - be persistent, refuse to stop; "he persisted to call me every night"; "The child persisted and kept asking questions"
3.persist - stay behind; "The smell stayed in the room"; "The hostility remained long after they made up"
Synonyms: remain, stay
adhere, agglomerate, assert, be spared, bide, bottle up, brook no denial, bunch, carry on, carry through, cheat death, clasp, cleave, clinch, cling, cling to, clot, cluster, coagulate, cohere, congeal, conglomerate, contend, continue the same, continue to be, continue to exist, cork up, defeat time, defy time, drag along, drag on, drone, dwell, embrace, exist, extend, freeze to, get along, get on, go on, go on with, grasp, grow together, hang in, hang on, hang together, hang tough, hold, hold in, hold on, hold out, hold together, hug, hum, inhibit, insist, insist on, insist upon, keep, keep alive, keep at, keep at it, keep driving, keep going, keep in, keep on, keep trying, keep up, labor, last, last long, last out, linger, live, live on, live through, lock in, maintain, make out, manage, mass, never say die, not accept compromise, obtain, perdure, perennate, preserve, press, prevail, repress, retain, run, run on, run through, save, save up, see it through, set, solidify, stand, stand fast, stand firm, stand on, stay, stay on, stay put, stick, stick it out, stick to, stick to it, stick together, strive, subsist, support life, suppress, survive, sustain, take hold of, take no denial, tarry, tide over, toil, urge, wear, wear well
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