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Adjective: persevering  ,pur-su'veer-ing
  1. Quietly and steadily continuing a task despite any difficulties
    "a persevering worker"; "with persevering industry she revived the failing business";
    - diligent
Verb: persevere  ,pur-su'veer
  1. Be persistent, refuse to stop
    "he persevered to call me every night";
    - persist, hang in, hang on, hold on

See also: patient

Type of: bear on, carry on, continue, preserve, uphold

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