Persevere

Definition of Persevere

Per`se`vere´
v. i.1.To persist in any business or enterprise undertaken; to pursue steadily any project or course begun; to maintain a purpose in spite of counter influences, opposition, or discouragement; not to give or abandon what is undertaken.
[imp. & p. p. Persevered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Persevering.]
Thrice happy, if they know
Their happiness, and persevere upright.
- Milton.

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