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Synonyms for persist

Synonyms for persist

to take and maintain a stand obstinately

to continue without halting despite difficulties or setbacks

to exist in spite of adversity

to be in existence or in a certain state for an indefinitely long time

Synonyms for persist

References in classic literature ?
"Well, it'd be fun while it lasted, wouldn't it?" persisted Davy.
This line of reflection I discovered to be as distressing as the former, but, though I tried to turn my mind to other things, it persisted in returning to the vision of an oval face, sun-tanned; of smiling lips, revealing white and even teeth; of brave eyes that harbored no shadow of guile; and of a tumbling mass of wavy hair that crowned the loveliest picture on which my eyes had ever rested.
Thwackum did all he could to persuade Allworthy from showing any compassion or kindness to the boy, saying, "He had persisted in an untruth;" and gave some hints, that a second whipping might probably bring the matter to light.
'Order Ellen to say you are engaged, Cathy,' he persisted; 'don't turn me out for those pitiful, silly friends of yours!
'No,' she persisted, grasping the handle; 'not yet, Edgar Linton: sit down; you shall not leave me in that temper.
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An expert at Met office said the prevailing weather pattern would persist till Friday and would start to weaken from Saturday in Punjab.
Foggy conditions are likely to persist in the plains of Punjab, upper Sindh and Peshawar division.
Senator Franklin Drilon on Tuesday reiterated that rebellion in Mindanao 'no longer persists' as he rejected the plans to extend martial law in the region.
Comment: This study supports the idea that behavior patterns established early tend to persist. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends no "screen time" until the child is two years old and only only one hour of "high quality programs" from two to five years of age.
Experts have predicted the prevailing weather condition would persist with even more intensity during the next few days.
while the southwest winds will continue to persist over Luzon,' PAGASA said.
The Polish central bank has said that deflation will persist in the nation.
"Some of these memory T-cells will persist through the entire life of the organism ...
Zamboanga Peninsula, Misamis Occidental, Misamis Oriental, Bukidnon, Agusan del Sur, Surigao del Sur, South Cotabato, Sarangani, Sultan Kudarat, Davao del Sur, North Cotabato, and nearby areas in Mindanao are likewise being affected by the thunderstorm which may persist for one to two hours.