Persistently in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Persistently

In a persistent manner.

Short Example Sentence for Persistently

  • 1. Somewhere an owl persistently hooted. 🔊
  • 2. I prattled persistently concerning it. 🔊
  • 3. Ferdinand persistently refused to surrender it. 🔊
  • 4. Stephen clung persistently to the back of the box. 🔊
  • 5. I have observed you looking persistently at that clock. 🔊
  • 6. Why, had they not been sailing persistently to the east? 🔊
  • 7. The child would laugh at it persistently and heartily. 🔊
  • 8. He exercised persistently and kept his boyish figure. 🔊
  • 9. It had, however, been persistently disregarded. 🔊
  • 10. The Marchesa Guinigi alone had persistently repulsed him. 🔊
  • 11. But in his times of leisure the memory returned persistently to haunt him. 🔊
  • 12. A person who follows another persistently is said to "dog" his steps. 🔊

How to use Persistently in Sentence?

  • 1. Hence they have persistently pursued a policy of no compromise and no agreements. 🔊
  • 2. We could only admire the consideration he showed in so persistently effacing himself. 🔊
  • 3. For many weeks these remedies of torture were vigorously and persistently enforced. 🔊
  • 4. He made himself stand there looking at them and thinking persistently of them, not of her. 🔊
  • 5. But one thought persistently 15 returned, to the exclusion of all the others. 🔊
  • 6. Yet, like petted children, we continue persistently to cry for the thing we have not. 🔊
  • 7. Her eyes narrowed with a frowning return to a scene of terror past and persistently avoided in retrospect. 🔊
  • 8. The experience of the past has proved again and again that belligerent countries persistently trade with one another when it is profitable. 🔊
  • 9. On the sixth night of the voyage the opportunity for which he was looking was offered as unexpectedly as it had been persistently withheld earlier. 🔊
  • 10. These persistently influenced humanity in such a way as to instil into it interests which were actually directed against human welfare. 🔊
  • 11. They persistently fly back again to the same trees, when they could just as easily fly away out of danger. 🔊
  • 12. The baths were faithfully and persistently tried in this case, effecting however but slight improvement. 🔊
  • 13. The music is always excellent and sometimes great, but persistently symphonic and not dramatic in character. 🔊
  • 14. They kept persistently after us, and we were more or less on the anxious seat, till it did get dark. 🔊
  • 15. It does this so persistently that, on theoretical grounds, chemists had long spoken of hydrogen as probably essentially a metal. 🔊
  • 16. The duchess died; but as no message came from her, her friend denied stoutly and persistently the immortality of the soul. 🔊
  • 17. By degrees his thoughts ceased to dwell so persistently upon the unsolved puzzle, and other interests took possession of his mind. 🔊
  • 18. The students had found it extremely difficult to find out much about Merriwell, as he persistently avoided talking about himself. 🔊
  • 19. In actual practice, however, the step proved only half effective, as the depreciated thaler was persistently minted. 🔊
  • 20. The Germans did not on this first day of general bombardment reply strongly, two only of the forts persistently firing. 🔊
  • 21. We maintained persistently the fiction of peace, utilizing the fact that the chief German forces were drawn away to the west. 🔊
  • 22. The vessels were taken to Philadelphia, and Girard persistently advertised for the owners of the valuables. 🔊
  • 23. In all the discussions on this Frontier question, a very obvious, but all-important, fact has been persistently forgotten. 🔊
  • 24. But why she should interest herself so persistently in his welfare was quite beyond him, knowing as he did that in no sense had he appealed to her susceptibility. 🔊
  • 25. And was he not prostrated when assured of his mistake, and was it not hard to convince him that the letters to which he persistently referred were forgeries? 🔊
  • 26. Steve was constantly and persistently and loudly and elaborately making love to that mulatto girl and distressing the life out of her and worrying the old mother to death. 🔊
  • 27. Eagerly and persistently he sought the means that would replace the telegraph with its cumbersome signals by a new device which would enable the human voice itself to be transmitted. 🔊
  • 28. Susy was persistently and conscientiously truthful throughout her life with the exception of one interruption covering several months, and perhaps a year. 🔊