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persevere

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  • ~ (with sb): (usu approv) continue trying to do sth, esp in spite of difficulty [Barron]
  • to persist in a state, enterprise, or undertaking in spite of counterinfluences, opposition, or discouragement [Taisha]
  • keep on steadily, continue [Nandigam]

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