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persists

verb
present tense third-person singular of persist

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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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“Persists.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/persists. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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