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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Stubbornly unyielding or tenacious in purpose; persevering.

Usage examples (32)
  • When he made up his little [mind] to have or to do anything, all the king's horses and all the king's men could not change that pertinacious little mind.
  • Adjective : a pertinacious salesman from whom I could not escape
  • Home Rule politicians are talkative and pertinacious.
  • For we know how pertinacious and rebellious is superstition. for more
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