(v. i.) To persist in any business or enterprise undertaken; to pursue steadily any project or course begun; to maintain a purpose in spite of counter influences, opposition, or discouragement; not to give or abandon what is undertaken.
(1) Parameters under consideration were: Form distortion, rotation, integration, perseveration, use of space, subtle motricity, score (global parameter), and time employed.
(2) 3, unilateral anteromedial lesions tested within 1 day increased perseverations more than lesions tested with 6 days' recovery.
(3) "Now, if that is the way they have gone about giving the man the job, why don't they persevere with it?
(4) In elementary motor perseveration once an element of a movement has begun it is no longer inhibited at the right time and continues unchecked.
(5) While it is impossible to predict the outcome in many individual cases, it is also apparent that gratifying long-term results in addition to palliation can be achieved if one is perseverant and persistent in the application of sound principles in the management of this disorder.
(6) Specific issues discussed include task difficulty, genotype effects on life span learning processes, perseveration, and early versus later experience.
(7) Whereas scopolamine disrupts habituation, d-amphetamine induces perseveration independently of any effects on habituation.
(8) Essential traits of this personality are an independent mind capable of liberating itself from dogmatic tenets universally accepted by the scientific community; the capacity and courage to look at things from a new angle; powers of combination, intuition and imagination; feu sacré and perseverance--in short, intellectual as well as moral qualities.
(9) It is suggested that quinpirole induces perseveration of route by affecting presynaptic release of dopamine, and that the organization of route is independent of the organization of movement.
(10) It is provisionally suggested that enhancement of the perseveration represents an innate response to stressful stimuli, but as animals learn mastery over the response contingencies, the persistence in adopting such a response strategy wanes.
(11) However, if you do persevere with Law & Order, stage two in enquiries is a run-in with detective inspector Natalie Chandler.
(12) Perseverations were present in the speech of both the SRD and SDAT subjects, whereas aposiopesis, logorrhea, and palilalia were more typical of the SDAT subjects.
(13) A question on the existence of two strategies of cognitive behaviour alteration and perseveration in rat population is under discussion.
(14) Two experiments demonstrated that self-perceptions and social perceptions may persevere after the initial basis for such perceptions has been completely discredited.
(15) The effects have been interpreted in more general terms as "behavioural disinhibition" or "response perseveration" or in more specific terms as reduced "reward delay" or as an attenuation of a "behavioural inhibition system".
(16) Patients with left posterior lesions usually failed to suppress the expression of previously generated words in the subsequent generation task, whereas patients with left anterior lesions stated a greater number of new (incorrect) words in the recall of previously learned words, presumed to indicate stuck-in-set perseveration of the previous generation performance.
(17) If we persevere, some of what we find impossible to achieve today will become possible tomorrow, will become the norm of the future, and will, we hope, give way to still better innovations as medicine continues to evolve.
(18) Response perseveration was investigated in an experimental procedure which has previously been shown to be sensitive to pharmacologically induced behavioral perseveration and response stereotypy.
(19) "Ramadan, the month of mercy, teaches us the value of unity and perseverance and we urge the British Muslim communities to continue the generous and tireless efforts to support all of those affected by the crisis in Syria and unfolding events in Iraq, but to do so from the UK in a safe and responsible way."
(20) I see it as a sign that he can weather a storm, persevere and come out victorious.
(n.) A pustule; a pimple.
(v. t.) To press against with force; to drive or impel by pressure; to endeavor to drive by steady pressure, without striking; -- opposed to draw.
(v. t.) To thrust the points of the horns against; to gore.
(v. t.) To press or urge forward; to drive; to push an objection too far.
(v. t.) To bear hard upon; to perplex; to embarrass.
(v. t.) To importune; to press with solicitation; to tease.
(v. i.) To make a thrust; to shove; as, to push with the horns or with a sword.
(v. i.) To make an advance, attack, or effort; to be energetic; as, a man must push in order to succeed.
(v. i.) To burst pot, as a bud or shoot.
(n.) A thrust with a pointed instrument, or with the end of a thing.
(n.) Any thrust. pressure, impulse, or force, or force applied; a shove; as, to give the ball the first push.
(n.) An assault or attack; an effort; an attempt; hence, the time or occasion for action.
(n.) The faculty of overcoming obstacles; aggressive energy; as, he has push, or he has no push.
(1) The former Stoke City manager Pulis had reportedly been left frustrated by the club failing to push through deals for various players he targeted to strengthen the Palace squad.
(2) "It seems that this is just a few experts who are pushing it through parliament … without anyone thinking through the likely consequences for our country," said Duke Tagoe of the Food Sovereignty campaign group.
(3) John Large, a leading nuclear consultant, said: "The HSE as an independent agency will come under tremendous pressure to push through these designs.
(4) One might expect that a similar news spike and rebounding of support for stricter gun control can happen, given President Obama's new push.
(5) Activists in the country are pushing to get their voices heard ahead of Sunday's race.
(6) But late last month, Amisom pushed them out of Afgoye, a strategic stronghold 30km from Mogadishu, where Amisom officials say the militants used to manufacture explosives used in attacks on the capital.
(7) Gerhard Schröder , Merkel’s immediate predecessor, had pushed through parliament a radical reform agenda to get the country’s spluttering economy back on track.
(8) The view that testes found lateral to the external ring and which could be pushed some way into the scrotum were merely retractile was questioned.
(9) There’s a fine line between pushing them to their limits and avoiding injury, and Alberto is a master at it.
(10) The BBA statistics director, David Dooks, said: "It was no surprise to see the January mortgage figures falling back from December, when transactions were being pushed through to beat the end of stamp duty relief.
(11) Markets reacted calmly on Friday to the downgrade by Moody's of 16 European and US banks, with share prices steady after the reduction in credit ratings, which can push up the cost of borrowing for banks which they could pass on to customers.
(12) They also had speakers, long before boomboxes and mobile phones pushed sounds out in public.
(13) The minister for health, Mamy Lalatiana Andriamanarivo, says he is determined to push ahead with ambitious plans for universal free healthcare.
(14) The effect of 5 beta- and 5 alpha-reduced progestins on luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone (LH-RH) release was examined using either an in vitro superfusion or an in vivo push-pull perfusion (PPP) technique.
(15) That may well be the case, but it is extremely unlikely that Britain would be able to choose the terms of its future cooperation with the EU and not face push-back from member states.
(16) He can appoint Garland to the supreme court, and even push through the other 58 federal judicial nominees that are pending.
(17) The environment secretary, Liz Truss , has stripped farmers of subsidies for solar farms, saying they are a “blight” that was pushing food production overseas.
(18) Threadneedle Street has shaved 0.75 points off borrowing costs in but has not moved since April and with rising energy bills likely to push inflation close to 5% in the coming months is thought more likely to raise bank rate than cut it when the Bank meets this week.
(19) On physical examination the patients complained of pain on both passive flexion and internal rotation of the hip, and when the thigh was pushed backwards at 90 degrees of flexion.
(20) The ACT’s opposition leader, Jeremy Hanson, said during Tuesday’s debate that the uncertainty surrounding the new same-sex marriage regime created significant problems for couples, and he suggested the territory could be liable to compensation if it pushed ahead of the tolerance of the commonwealth, rather than waiting for the legalities to be settled.