Synonyms for persisting
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : per-sist, -zist|
|Phonetic Transcription : pərˈsɪst, -ˈzɪst|
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Définition of persistingOrigin :
- 1530s, from Middle French persister (14c.), from Latin persistere "abide, continue steadfastly," from per- "thoroughly" (see per) + sistere "come to stand, cause to stand still" (see assist). Related: Persisted; persisting.
- verb carry on, carry through
- Persisting in my friendliness my questions slowly drew him out.
- Extract from : « The Harbor » by Ernest Poole
- By persisting in your path, though you forfeit the little you gain the great.
- Extract from : « Essays, First Series » by Ralph Waldo Emerson
- But that persisting calm of Mr. Wilding's was too much for old Nick Trenchard.
- Extract from : « Mistress Wilding » by Rafael Sabatini
- You see you were wrong in persisting to me that I would not find a fourth husband.
- Extract from : « A Romance of the West Indies » by Eugne Sue
- And he, persisting in his tone of reverie—'I do not know—I do not remember.'
- Extract from : « The Child of Pleasure » by Gabriele D'Annunzio
- Whitmer was also accused of persisting in the use of tea, coffee, and tobacco.
- Extract from : « The Story of the Mormons » by William Alexander Linn
- A dominant Idea informs the life of the Tree; persisting, it forms the tree.
- Extract from : « Progress and History » by Various
- She read poems, essays, the ideas of the seminary at Marysville persisting in her mind.
- Extract from : « The Octopus » by Frank Norris
- If you miss one line you find the idea repeated or persisting in the next.
- Extract from : « Milton » by Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh
- Seeing no great use in persisting in the attempt, I gave it up.
- Extract from : « In the Eastern Seas » by W.H.G. Kingston
Antonyms for persisting
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