perseveringly


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Related to perseveringly: ingeniously, tentativeness

per·se·vere

 (pûr′sə-vîr′)
intr.v. per·se·vered, per·se·ver·ing, per·se·veres
To persist in or remain constant to a purpose, idea, or task in the face of obstacles or discouragement.

[Middle English perseveren, from Old French perseverer, from Latin persevērāre, from persevērus, very serious : per-, per- + sevērus, severe; see segh- in Indo-European roots.]

per′se·ver′ing·ly adv.
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Adv.1.perseveringly - with perseverance
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perseveringly

[ˌpɜːsɪˈvɪərɪŋlɪ] ADVcon perseverancia, perseverantemente

perseveringly

[ˌpɜːsɪˈvɪərɪŋlɪ] advcon perseveranza, assiduamente
References in classic literature ?
They were still fishing perseveringly, when he peeped in at the gate for the second time; but, now they seemed to have got a bite.
I propped my eyelids open with my two forefingers, and looked perseveringly at her as she sat at work; at the little bit of wax-candle she kept for her thread - how old it looked, being so wrinkled in all directions
Collins, who continued most perseveringly by her side, and though he could not prevail on her to dance with him again, put it out of her power to dance with others.
We might put it--' began the Wise Man perseveringly.
She was by that time perseveringly dictating to Caddy, and Caddy was fast relapsing into the inky condition in which we had found her.
I knew this was all pointed at me; and these, and all similar innuendoes, affected me far more deeply than any open accusations would have done; for against the latter I should have been roused to speak in my own defence: now I judged it my wisest plan to subdue every resentful impulse, suppress every sensitive shrinking, and go on perseveringly, doing my best; for, irksome as my situation was, I earnestly wished to retain it.