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persisting

adjective

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persisting

verb
present participle of persist

Synonyms & Antonyms of persisting (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to continue despite difficulties, opposition, or discouragement
  • she persisted in her efforts and eventually got the job she wanted

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2 to remain indefinitely in existence or in the same state
  • my headache persisted for almost the entire day

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“Persisting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/persisting. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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