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persevering

[pur-suh-veer-ing]
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adjective
  1. displaying perseverance; resolutely persistent; steadfast: a persevering student.
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Origin of persevering

First recorded in 1640–50; persevere + -ing2
Related formsper·se·ver·ing·ly, adverbnon·per·se·ver·ing, adjective
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Related Words for perseveringly

vigorously, nimbly, eagerly, hastily, carefully, earnestly, energetically, laboriously, diligently, painstakingly, enthusiastically, restlessly, ardently, hurriedly, purposefully, assiduously, strictly, stubbornly, resolutely, doggedly

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Historical Examples of perseveringly

  • Let us quietly, perseveringly believe that He lives in us, and will enable us to do our work.

    The Ministry of Intercession

    Andrew Murray

  • It is extraordinary how perseveringly they devoted themselves to him.

    The Three Midshipmen

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • Notwithstanding their want of success, still they perseveringly pulled on.

    The Three Midshipmen

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • And did he now sit himself down zealously and perseveringly to work on a ninth and tenth symphony?

  • Palmerston urged his views 'perseveringly but not disagreeably.'