persevered

past tense of persevere
as in persisted
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 17 Jul. 2024.

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