1. perseverance the act of continuing or repeating
  2. rights offering an offering of common stock to existing shareholders who hold subscription rights or pre-emptive rights that entitle them to buy newly issued shares at a discount from the price at which they will be offered to the public later
  3. peace offering something offered to an adversary in the hope of obtaining peace
  4. unsatisfying not up to expectations
  5. first-string of members of a team; not substitutes
  6. sense of hearing the ability to hear; the auditory faculty
  7. religious offering the act of offering the bread and wine of the Eucharist
  8. persevering quietly and steadily persevering especially in detail or exactness
  9. interfering intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner
  10. pestering causing irritation or annoyance
  11. festering (medicine) the formation of morbific matter in an abscess or a vesicle and the discharge of pus
  12. bed covering decorative cover for a bed
  13. initial offering a corporation's first offer to sell stock to the public
  14. satisfying providing abundant nourishment
  15. fostering encouragement; aiding the development of something
  16. best-selling selling in great numbers
  17. body covering any covering for the body or a body part
  18. false saffron thistlelike Eurasian plant widely grown for its red or orange flower heads and seeds that yield a valuable oil
  19. piston ring seal consisting of a split metal ring that seals the gap between a piston and the cylinder wall
  20. Boston fern a sword fern with arching or drooping pinnate fronds