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  Words related to persist

Related / Similar Words: persevere, hang in, hang on, hold on, prevail, die hard, run, endure, remain, stay

 

Definition:
  • be persistent, refuse to stop; "he persisted to call me every night"; "The child persisted and kept asking questions";
  • continue to exist; "These stories die hard"; "The legend of Elvis endures";
  • stay behind; "The smell stayed in the room"; "The hostility remained long after they made up";

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    Hyponyms: obstinate, ask for it, ask for trouble, plug, plug away, stick to, stick with, follow, carry over, reverberate, stick, linger

     

    Grouped Verbs: run

     

    Derivational Morphology: doggedness, perseverance, persistence, persistency, tenacity, tenaciousness, pertinacity, perseveration, traditionalist, diehard, prevalence

     

    Anagrams: spitter, respite, striper, stripes, tipster, sprites

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 坚持   Dutch: volharden  
    Finnish: itsepintaisesti pitää kiinni   French: persister  
    German: beharren   Hungarian: kitart  
    Italian: persistere   Japanese: 固執する  
    Korean: 고집하다   Portuguese: persistir  
    Russian: упорствовать   Spanish: persistir  
    Swedish: framhärda  
     
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