153. Persist

 

Usage Examples:

So why do people persist in making such an inaccurate comparison?

Synonyms:

continue, remain, endure hold on, persevere

 

اصرار کردن، سماجت کردن

 


 

 

( Test )

Gretel had been told time and time again that she wasn’t allowed to call him stupid but still she persisted with it.
Source: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

In this sentence, persisted means:

mocked or ridiculed
showed one's unhappiness
became widely known
refused to stop