To persevere is to stick with something, even if it becomes difficult.(verb)
An example of persevere is when you have a hard time learning to play the piano but you just keep trying.
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intransitive verb per·se·vered, per·se·ver·ing, per·se·veres
Origin: Middle English perseveren
Origin: , from Old French perseverer
Origin: , from Latin persevērāre
Origin: , from persevērus, very serious
Origin: : per-, per-
Origin: + sevērus, severe; see segh- in Indo-European roots.
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