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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of persevere.

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Examples

  • I blame cocaine which I’m pretty certain perseveres in the current hipster “movement” (I have nothing official to back that last claim).

    Waldo Jaquith - “Hipsters: The dead end of western civilization.”

  • As most schoolchildren know, this song was written by Francis Scott Key, whose name perseveres mostly on the uniforms of the Frederick Keys, a minor league baseball team in Maryland whose fans, during the seventh-inning stretch, in a timeless ritual of respect for American history, in unison jingle their car keys.

    What so proudly we failed

  • At a time when the record industry's collapse has forced those labels still in business to take fewer risks, this small North Side label perseveres in issuing albums that might otherwise never be heard.

    NYT > Home Page

  • But still Lips perseveres, which is all anyone still retaining an ounce of passion in their heart can do.

    Filmcritic.com Movie Reviews

  • Perhaps most importantly, Frank's characters show how, even when stripped of their freedom and virtually all material possessions, the human spirit perseveres and thrives.

    Jim Moret: Heidegger's Glasses : Haunting Letters From the Underground

  • Still, she perseveres and casts off the shackles of a tormented youth to become a successful architect and accept the marriage proposal of her New York City sweetheart, Saraub.

    Rabid Reads: "Audrey's Door" by Sarah Langan

  • Nonetheless, as long as Pakistan perseveres with elections, next due in 2013, over time civilian politicians will likely assert control as they have in every other country in the subcontinent, including those with strong militaries such as Bangladesh and Nepal.

    Keep Faith in Pakistan

  • Still, she perseveres and casts off the shackles of a tormented youth to become a successful architect and accept the marriage proposal of her New York City sweetheart, Saraub.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • Perhaps most importantly, Frank's characters show how, even when stripped of their freedom and virtually all material possessions, the human spirit perseveres and thrives.

    Jim Moret: Heidegger's Glasses: Haunting Letters From the Underground

  • Perhaps most importantly, Frank's characters show how, even when stripped of their freedom and virtually all material possessions, the human spirit perseveres and thrives.

    Jim Moret: Heidegger's Glasses: Haunting Letters From the Underground

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