One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In a persistent manner; continuously.‘the rules are persistently flouted’as submodifier ‘prices have remained persistently high’
- ‘He proves his worthiness when he courts her silently and persistently.’
- ‘They say they appreciate having a dry place to work during persistently rainy periods.’
- ‘Everyone at the table questions him persistently about his departure.’
- ‘This realism remains inseparable from humanism, from a persistently innocent representation.’
- ‘Negotiating with them proved to be persistently frustrating for the English.’
- ‘The 20th century, with its general contempt for the 'well-made' work, persistently misunderstood him.’
- ‘He describes how the chains have persistently tried to kill off his profession, leading to declining projection quality in first-run theatres.’
- ‘A persistently low current ratio indicates a major cash flow problem.’
- ‘Having persistently higher cash prices than one's neighbors did not significantly impact profitability.’
- ‘Wharton held a persistently elitist view that some categories of people were in fact superior to others.’
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