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 for Persisting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Persist \Per*sist"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Persisted; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Persisting.] [L. persistere; per + sistere to stand
     or be fixed, fr. stare to stand: cf. F. persister. See
     Per-, and Stand.]
     To stand firm; to be fixed and unmoved; to stay; to continue
     steadfastly; especially, to continue fixed in a course of
     conduct against opposing motives; to persevere; -- sometimes
     conveying an unfavorable notion, as of doggedness or
     [1913 Webster]
           If they persist in pointing their batteries against
           particular persons, no laws of war forbid the making
           reprisals.                               --Addison.
     [1913 Webster]
           Some positive, persisting fops we know,
           Who, if once wrong, will needs be always so. --Pope.
     [1913 Webster]
           That face persists.
           It floats up; it turns over in my mind.  --Mrs.
     [1913 Webster]
     Syn: See Persevere, and Insist.
          [1913 Webster] Persistence

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Persisting \Per*sist"ing\, a.
     Inclined to persist; tenacious of purpose; persistent. --
     Per*sist"ing*ly, adv.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: relentless and indefatigable in pursuit or as if in
             pursuit; "impossible to escape the dogging fears" [syn:
             dogging, persisting]

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