from The Century Dictionary.
- So as to persist; in a persistent manner; with persistency.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adverb In a persistent manner.
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- adverb In a
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- adverb in a persistent manner
- adverb with persistence
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The fact was that Mrs. Strangeways largely entertained the _demi-monde_, to use in its true sense a term persistently misapplied.
• Change the No Child Left Behind law to let poor children in persistently struggling schools transfer to private schools.
But the operator has not lost his faith, and he calls persistently, to the very last minute, until the last light is gone and his apparatus is silenced forever.
Districts with schools that are identified as persistently lowest-achieving must submit a plan that would implement one of the
“I’m not by any means fanatically opposed to reducing greenhouse emissions through non-tax methods, especially if — as seems likely — this is more politically feasible since it conveniently hides hosts, but I remain persistently unconvinced by arguments that non-tax approaches are superior on the merits to simply implementing a carbon tax.”
I’m not by any means fanatically opposed to reducing greenhouse emissions through non-tax methods, especially if — as seems likely — this is more politically feasible since it conveniently hides hosts, but I remain persistently unconvinced by arguments that non-tax approaches are superior on the merits to simply implementing a carbon tax.
Every single virtues hustler on the right has in the past 5 years shown themselves to be incapapble of actually practicing the the virtuous doggerel that dribbles persistently from the corners of their mouths – Bennett (addicted to gambling), Limbaugh (addicted to illegal prescription drugs), O’Really!
Although the figures reflect an improved economy, they also capture some of the underlying weaknesses in the housing market, namely the persistently large number of foreclosures that continued to drag down prices in January and attract investors.
Although the figures were in line with expectations, the 2.3% fall on the month in August marked the fourth straight month of decline and cemented what Newedge called a "persistently sluggish outlook."
But prices for other goods may also fall in coming months, and "Switzerland is at significant risk of proper deflation over the coming quarters — defined as persistently negative prints on underlying inflation," he said.