Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples
IPA transcription: [pɚs'ɪstəntli]
meaning of the word
in a persistent manner; "he was asking questions, unavoidable questions, persistently..."
"And the boy?" he asked, persistently.
I have observed you looking persistently at that clock.
Here she practiced persistently, shooting at sixty yards with much skill.
But she was too young to follow any train of repellent thought persistently to its end.
Like many laws upon our statute books, these are being persistently and intelligently violated.
It is a challenge to undertake the task of reorganization courageously and to keep at it persistently.
His ability is executive; that is, he persistently and energetically strives to execute or carry out his aims.
He hated this lonely launching from the shores of life of one who had sought intimacy so persistently and vainly.
"Did you help him to take it, pray, that you identify yourself with the affair so persistently and violently?" demanded Mr. Galloway, in a cynical tone.
One tribe would run errands as persistently as the ants; another would sing like the lark; a third would show a devil's innate fondness for stoking a fiery furnace.