GRE Word List

PERSEVERE

to persist in a state, enterprise, or undertaking in spite of counterinfluences, opposition, or discouragement

The meaning of the word persevere is to persist in a state, enterprise, or undertaking in spite of counterinfluences, opposition, or discouragement.

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