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persistence

noun

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uninterrupted or lasting existence
  • the persistence of the fever for a week caused me great worry

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The first known use of persistence was in 1546

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“Persistence.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/persistence. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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