- 1. persevere, persist, hang in, hang on, hold on, continue, uphold, carry on, bear on, preserve
- usage: be persistent, refuse to stop; "he persisted to call me every night"; "The child persisted and kept asking questions"
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- 1. diligent, persevering, patient (vs. impatient)
- usage: quietly and steadily persevering especially in detail or exactness; "a diligent (or patient) worker"; "with persevering (or patient) industry she revived the failing business"
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