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perseverate

intransitive verb per·sev·er·ate \ pər-ˈsev-ə-ˌrāt \

medical Definition of perseverate

perseverated; perseverating
: to manifest the phenomenon of perseveration
  • the perseverating tendency in stutterers in sensorimotor tasks
  • Quarterly Journal of Speech

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