Not at all, as it turns out: He is worried about his little Maltese, which has a persistent liver infection.
The periodic agony that accompanies sickle cell was joined by the torment of persistent eye infections and repeated surgeries.
So we need to be persistent and be comprehensive in our approach.
The most credible scientific data on wolverine behavior documents an absolute dependence on “persistent spring snow habitat.”
Colson married his theorizing with persistent political activism, including several high-profile evangelical political stunts.
We were left to our own unaided resources and our own persistent agitation.
The conflict between the two forces in the community was quiet but persistent.
I suppose that such exist: though I doubt if any persistent exponent of the art is likely to exist long.
But the youth was so persistent and unhappy that the king at last consented to let him go.
It lay in the muscles of her side, above her hip, and it grew to be a treacherous thing, for it was not persistent.