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continue unchanged abide , subsist
stop short and refuse to continue balk
painless contractions of the muscles of the uterus that continue throughout pregnancy with increasing frequency Braxton-Hicks contraction , false labor
act of disrupting an established order so it fails to continue breakdown , dislocation
autonomous republic in southwestern Russia in the northern Caucasus Mountains bordering on Georgia; declared independence from the USSR in 1991 but Russian troops invaded and continue to prosecute a relentless military campaign in the largely Muslim repub Chechenia , Chechen Republic , Chechnya
unauthorized interference in a legal action by a person having no interest in it (as by helping one party with money or otherwise to continue the action) so as to obstruct justice or promote unnecessary litigation or unsettle the peace of the community criminal maintenance , maintenance
process of adjusting the eyes to low levels of illumination; cones adapt first; rods continue to adapt for up to four hours dark adaptation
stock of a corporation that has had faster than average gains in earnings and is expected to continue to growth stock
hard punch that renders the opponent unable to continue boxing haymaker , knockout punch , KO punch , Sunday punch
elected official still in office but not slated to continue lame duck
endure or continue last
law affirming that to continue after a certain level of performance has been reached will result in a decline in effectiveness law of diminishing returns
support that enables people to survive or to continue doing something (often by providing an essential connection) lifeline
pedal on a piano that lifts the dampers from the strings and so allows them to continue vibrating loud pedal , sustaining pedal
cause to continue maintain
(philosophy) the philosophical doctrine that physical objects continue to exist when not perceived naive realism , realism
Filipino terrorist group that broke away from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in 2001 in order to continue terrorism and kidnapping and extortion Pentagon Gang
machine that can continue to do work indefinitely without drawing energy from some external source; impossible under the law of conservation of energy perpetual motion machine
continue, to cause to perpetuate
continue despite obstacles, setbacks persevere , persist
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