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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

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A sore throat or voice change that persists more than three weeks.
However, it is surprising that the gap persists after accounting for other factors, he added.
Drivers coming upon an intersection where the yellow light persists longer are more likely to pass through the yellow light.
And the message on them was that the club are powerless to prevent police intervention if offensive singing persists.
It also supports the idea that a piece of the caterpillar brain persists through
THE flu virus persists so well on banknotes that money could help spread the next pandemic, researchers claim.
2001), and poverty persists, we can assume the burden of disease due to biomass combustion will also continue to rise (Bruce et al.
Both teams have reported evidence that some superfluidity persists even if the condensate is skewed so that as many as 70 percent of its atoms are of one spin type.
If nocturia persists, your doctor may prescribe DDAVP (desmopressin), which blocks the kidney's production of urine for brief periods.
As a result, the UK pensions regulator is insisting that, as long as underfunding persists, pension plan trustees act as unsecured creditors in negotiating funding with their sponsoring employers.
CocoBase(R) employs an independent persistent monitor -- invisible to the application object -- which persists, retrieves, and reconciles copies of objects to ensure proper network programming and serialization with its persistence facilities.
If this oversight persists, I'll break off contact with the person.
I believe the question, 'If a dissident Catholic leader persists in opposing fundamental Church teaching, should he or she be turned away if they present themselves for Communion,' has to be answered, 'Yes'" ("No communion for Kerry," Western Catholic Reporter, LifeSite News, May 21, 2004).
It's amazing that this debate still persists, what with the preponderance of alternative forms of media in libraries, but persist it does, which is why the author devotes two chapters, as well as a "Comics in the Classroom" title list, to extolling the literary and artistic merit of graphic novels.
She persists in assuming that male Bildungsroman novelists and autobiographers cling to characteristic fixity, while female texts of a similar ilk develop "hybrid subjectivity.