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    persist

    persist - Dictionary definition and meaning for word persist

    Definition
    (verb) continue to exist
    Synonyms : die hard , endure , prevail , run
    Example Sentence
    • These stories die hard
    • The legend of Elvis endures
    Definition
    (verb) be persistent, refuse to stop
    Synonyms : hang in , hang on , hold on , persevere
    Example Sentence
    • he persisted to call me every night
    • The child persisted and kept asking questions
    Definition
    (verb) stay behind
    Synonyms : remain , stay
    Example Sentence
    • The smell stayed in the room
    • The hostility remained long after they made up
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