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persevered

verb
past tense of persevere

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to continue despite difficulties, opposition, or discouragement
  • although he was frustrated by the lack of financial resources and support, he persevered in his scientific research

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“Persevered.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/persevered. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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