Definition of Persists

1. Verb. (third-person singular of persist) ¹

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Definition of Persists

1. persist [v] - See also: persist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Persists

persistent foetal circulation syndrome
persistent generalised lymphadenopathy
persistent mullerian duct syndrome
persistent tremor
persistent vegetative state
persistently growing tooth
persists (current term)
person agreement
person hour
person of color
person of colour
person of ordinary skill in the art
person of size
person to person epidemic
persona grata

Literary usage of Persists

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1. The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England by John Campbell Campbell (1847)
"Mr. Pitt persists in it without communicating it to the King. Mr. Pitt at last pro* poses his plan to the King. " The Chancellor, after the most anxious ..."

2. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"... 6-month period and persists at high levels after nearly 4 years. This finding illustrates the need to analyze mutants from individuals with high mutant ..."

3. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1871)
"... of the Yellow Fever—Jefferson's Draft of Instructions to Morris—England satisfied with Conduct of our Government in regard to Neutrality Laws—persists, ..."

4. Diary of the American Revolution: From Newspapers and Original Documents by Frank Moore (1860)
"Her empire of the ocean is dividing among her insulted neighbors ; and if she persists in her present self-destroying system, there will bo a time when ..."

5. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1887)
"They shed this tooth at an early period, but very rarely a camel is found in which the tooth persists. The anterior premolar of the normal Camelus is in ..."

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