Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • An obsolete form of persevere.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb obsolete To persevere.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Obsolete form of persevere.

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Examples

  • This is the woman few of us ever got to see, and it says a great deal about how humanity can live in the same soul along with ambition, persever ance and impatience with those less dedicated to life ' s possibilities.

    An American in Paris

  • Sad to have such a pioneer and persever to leave our presents here on earth.

    Goodbye, Dr. Alan Beer

  • Mithridanes returned back with him to the Pallace, where many dayes he highly honored and respected him, comforting and counselling him, to persever alwayes in his honourable determination.

    The Decameron

  • And know thou that the religion which thou must now receive, is right necessary, if thou meane to persever in the worshipping of the goddesse, and to make solempnity on the festivall day with the blessed habite, which thing shalt be a glory and renowne to thee.

    The Golden Asse

  • Everything was working in my favour, and I swore that it should not be through lack of energy or persever - ance that I should miss the chance which fortune had thrown in my way.

    The Hound of the Baskervilles

  • Everything was working in my favour, and I swore that it should not be through lack of energy or persever - ance that I should miss the chance which fortune had thrown in my way.

    The Hound of the Baskervilles

  • Everything was working in my favour, and I swore that it should not be through lack of energy or persever - ance that I should miss the chance which fortune had thrown in my way.

    The Hound of the Baskervilles

  • Everything was working in my favour, and I swore that it should not be through lack of energy or persever - ance that I should miss the chance which fortune had thrown in my way.

    The Hound of the Baskervilles

  • Everything was working in my favour, and I swore that it should not be through lack of energy or persever - ance that I should miss the chance which fortune had thrown in my way.

    The Hound of the Baskervilles

  • Is’t possible that on so little acquaintance you should like her? that, but seeing, you should love her? and, loving, woo? and, wooing, she should grant? and will you persever to enjoy her?

    Act V. Scene II. As You Like It

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