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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Determined to do something and unwilling to stop trying even when the situation becomes difficult. Holding fast; stubborn.

Usage examples (37)
  • When anyone asks me about the Irish character, I say look at the trees. Maimed, stark and misshapen, but ferociously tenacious.
  • "He's known as a tenacious, aggressive investigative journalist"
  • It is nice that you end up congratulating the press for being so tenacious, which is sweet music to their ears.
  • He's just tenacious, which is amazing for guy who has made millions and is a millionaire futures trader in Chicago. for more
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