- Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
|part of speech:
||persevered, perseveres, persevering
||to continue steadfastly in a task or course of action or hold steadfastly to a belief or commitment, esp. when met with opposition or difficulties; persist.
The journalist was threatened several times, but he persevered in telling the truth.
- continue, keep, persist, stick
- backslide, give up
- similar words:
- endure, hammer, hold out, push
||apply, continue, insist, linger, live, plod, proceed, progress, remain, stand, triumph, withstand