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Pronunciation:  `pursu'veering

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  quietly and steadily persevering especially in detail or exactness; "a diligent (or patient) worker"; "with persevering (or patient) industry she revived the failing business"

PERSEVERING is a 11 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: diligent, patient



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Per`se*ver"ing\, a.
Characterized by perseverance; persistent. --
{Per`se*ver"ing*ly}, adv.

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