The Synonyms Of Perseverance

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“Perseverance is failing 19 times and succeeding the 20th.” This quote means that you are not always gonna succeed on the first try, but if you really want to succeed, you have to work past your failures and keep working until you can reach your goal. Perseverance. The dictionary defines perseverance as ¨steady persistence in a course of action, purpose, or state, especially in spite of difficulties, obstacles, or discouragement¨. Synonyms of perseverance are ¨steadfastness¨, ¨persistence¨, and ¨pertinacity¨. Antonyms of perseverance are ¨cowardice¨, ¨lethargy¨, and ¨apathy¨. Perseverance is important because you are going to run into difficulties or obstacles in your lifetime. You have to be able to push through the difficulties and obstacles to be able to move on and continue with your life. An athlete has to be able to persevere through an injury to be able to play again. If the athlete feels bad about himself after an injury, they won't be able to move on and play again.Malala is…show more content…
¨The crowd shouted at them and kept them from entering the high school.¨ When the group of nine high school kids arrived to the Little Rock High School, they were met by a giant crowd of angry white people. The large group was intimidating to the young group of African American high schoolers. They yelled racist comments at them, and spit at them. They refused to let them into the high school. ¨And when I looked up, I saw they were throwing flaming balls of paper into the stall.¨ The Little Rock nine were discriminated and bullied the entire year by almost everyone at the school. Melba, who was one of the Little Rock Nine, was in the women's bathroom, when people started throwing flaming balls of fire, into the stall she was in. She had to persevere through the bullying and keep moving forward to help everyone else follow in her footsteps and be able to
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