GRE Word List

PERSIST

continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent

The meaning of the word persist is continue in existence; last; continue in a course of action in spite of opposition; Ex. persist in/with something; ADJ. persistent.

Random words

WordMeaning
aboriginalbeing the first of its kind in a region; primitive; native; indigenous; N. aborigine
viecontend; compete
gistessence; main point; substance
confidetell in confidence (to a person one trusts); be confident about
geriatricsmedical treatment and care of old age
impertinentinsolent; rude; not pertinent; N. impertinence
cogtooth projecting from a wheel
thriveprosper; flourish
steadfaststeadily loyal; unswerving; steady
quicksilvermercury