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persevering

[pur-suh-veer-ing] /ˌpɜr səˈvɪər ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
displaying perseverance; resolutely persistent; steadfast:
a persevering student.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; persevere + -ing2
Related forms
perseveringly, adverb
nonpersevering, adjective
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