Scoundrel vs Persist - What's the difference?
As a noun scoundrel
is a mean, worthless fellow; a rascal; a villain; a person without honour or virtue.
As a verb persist is
to go on stubbornly or resolutely.
A mean, worthless fellow; a rascal; a villain; a person without honour or virtue.
* Alexander Pope
- Go, if your ancient, but ignoble blood / Has crept through soundrels ever since the flood.
* See also
To go on stubbornly or resolutely.
To repeat an utterance.
To continue to exist.
(computing) To cause to persist; make permanent.
* 2006 , Marco Bellinaso, ASP.NET 2.0 Website Programming
* 2009 , Alistair Croll, Sean Power, Complete Web Monitoring
- This would not be saved after his session terminates because we don't have an actual user identity to allow us to persist the settings.
- While hashtags aren't formally part of Twitter, some clients, such as Tweetdeck, will persist hashtags across replies to create a sort of message threading.
* (go on stubbornly or resolutely) persevere, see also
* (continue to exist) last, remain
* persistence / persistency
(cognate terms using -sist)