- pershing ii,
- pershing, john,
- pershing, john joseph,
Origin of persevering
verb (used without object), per·se·vered, per·se·ver·ing.
verb (used with object), per·se·vered, per·se·ver·ing.
Origin of persevere
Examples from the Web for persevering
Persevering on hearsay, spun and shifted from every possible angle, the narrator next describes Golovan—a brawny man, with a limp.The Forgotten Russian: The Genius of Nikolai Leskov|Benjamin Lytal|April 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And yet she chose to write her essay about giving up on ballet, rather than persevering once she'd tired of it.
The man who is sober and persevering, economical and honest, is almost sure to succeed.In Search of the Castaways|Jules Verne
The cat, uninterested, was consulting her own comfort, and the cricket was persevering for ever in his original statement.When Ghost Meets Ghost|William Frend De Morgan
She admired his persevering industry, but had begun to feel that he was slipping away from her and devoting himself to his farm.The Girl From Keller's|Harold Bindloss
He was a man of no great personal valor, but patient, persevering, and submissive to minds superior to his own.The Usurper|Judith Gautier
It must depend upon your persevering spirit and firm hand that they do not fail in practice.
Word Origin for persevere
mid-14c., from Old French perseverer "continue, persevere, endure" and directly from Latin perseverare "continue steadfastly, persist," from persevereus "very strict, earnest," from per- "very" (see per) + severus "strict" (see severity). Related: Persevered; persevering.