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per si stuhns

  • n  the property of a continuous and connected period of time
  • n  persistent determination
  • n  the act of persisting or persevering; continuing or repeating behavior

  • With her indefatigable persistence, resourcefulness and good humor, Arianna, 55, has gone from ambitious project to ambitious project with varying degrees of success, finding .
  • What was there went beyond ambition and her already formidable presence and steely persistence; it was an absolute will to master whatever she encountered.
  • The rest is due to persistence.
News & Articles

  • Courthouse sculpture is under repair
    It seems appropriate that a sculpture called “Persistence of Vision” now requires a persistence of effort to get it right.
    June 25, 2013 - The Charlotte Observer
  • Report: Nuggets hire Pacers' Shaw
    It took a lot of persistence and a few interviews, but Pacers assistant coach Brian Shaw is finally getting his shot an NBA head coaching job Monday night. Read more at
    June 25, 2013 - WISH-TV Indianapolis
  • A Lesson Learned: Persistence pays off
    A Lesson Learned: Persistence pays off
    June 24, 2013 - PGA via Yahoo! Sports

  • Michael Griffin in Forbes
    Barbara deserves a lot of recognition for her interest, her toughness, her resiliency, her persistence in wanting to fly in space and eventually doing so,NASA Administrator Michael Griffin told The Associated Press on Wednesday. "I'm glad...
  • Susan Solomon in USA Today
    I don't think that the very long time scale of the persistence of these effects has been understood,Solomon said.
  • Paul Kalas in CCTV
    Our Hubble observations were incredibly demanding. Fomalhaut b is 1 billion times fainter than the star. We began this program in 2001, and our persistence finally paid off,Kalas says.

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