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  1. continue, persist inverb

    do something repeatedly and showing no intention to stop

    "We continued our research into the cause of the illness"; "The landlord persists in asking us to move"

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of persist in in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of persist in in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of persist in in a Sentence

  1. Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre:

    I must dislike those who, whatever I do to please them, persist in disliking me; I must resist those who punish me unjustly.

  2. Cory Booker:

    We as a nation have not yet truly acknowledged and grappled with racism and white supremacy that has tainted this countrys founding, it continues to persist in those deep racial disparities and inequalities today.

  3. Jonathan Ball:

    This confirms that Ebola virus can persist in the genital tract for a considerable length of time, months after the virus has disappeared from the blood, and worryingly shows that this long-lived reservoir is a potential source of new infections.

  4. Hannah Whitall Smith:

    The true secret of giving advice is, after you have honestly given it, to be perfectly indifferent whether it is taken or not, and never persist in trying to set people right.

  5. Chuck Schumer:

    There is no good reason to allow this legal authority to persist in case another reckless Commander-in-Chief tries the same trick in the future.

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    • A. lacerate
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