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Persistent

Per`sist´ent
a.1.Inclined to persist; having staying qualities; tenacious of position or purpose.
2.(Biol.) Remaining beyond the period when parts of the same kind sometimes fall off or are absorbed; permanent; as, persistent teeth or gills; a persistent calyx; - opposed to deciduous, and caducous.
Adj.1.persistent - never-ceasing; "the relentless beat of the drums"
2.persistent - continually recurring to the mind; "haunting memories"; "the cathedral organ and the distant voices have a haunting beauty"- Claudia Cassidy
Synonyms: haunting
3.persistent - retained; not shed; "persistent leaves remain attached past maturity"; "the persistent gills of fishes"
Synonyms: lasting
Antonyms:
caducous, shed - shed at an early stage of development; "most amphibians have caducous gills"; "the caducous calyx of a poppy"
persistent - persistence
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