verb (used without object), per·se·vered, per·se·ver·ing.
verb (used with object), per·se·vered, per·se·ver·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for persevere
But Miss Piggy persevered, transforming her culpabilities into a successful career and becoming an icon to countless generations.
Sarne persevered, editing his sex-change opus right up to premiere night, June 24.
The Fullers persevered out of stubbornness, but more important out of an abiding love for their adopted continent.
Kaguri has persevered while death tried to pull him and his community down.
It will claim that Israeli yielded because Hamas persevered and responded to Israel with force.
Notwithstanding these formidable appearances, however, Clinton persevered in his design of taking this island.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III.|E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
Very naturally we became alarmed, but we persevered as long as possible.By Canoe and Dog-Train|Egerton Ryerson Young
A thousand recollections burst upon his brain as he persevered in his long and feverish watch.
He, however, persevered, even against the injunctions of his patroness.Curiosities of Human Nature|Anonymous
He found it very hard at first to get out from the old trail; but he persevered and succeeded, although but slowly at first.Oowikapun|Egerton Ryerson Young