Definition of persists:
Synonyms for persists:
- "Recollections of a Varied Life", George Cary Eggleston.
- "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.
But in his shoulders and knees she put strength, and placed in his bosom the boldness of a fly, which, although frequently driven away from a human body, persists in biting,- and the blood of man is sweet to it.- "The Iliad of Homer (1873)", Homer.