tenacious

Part of speech: adverb

Tenaciously.

Part of speech: adjective

Adhesive; sticky; tough; unyielding.

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Usage examples "tenacious":

  1. As Foyle had said, he was as tenacious as a bull- dog. - "The Grell Mystery", Frank Froest.
  2. With two yoke of oxen this will loosen the soil to the depth of, say twenty inches, which is sufficient, unless the sub- soil is very tenacious. - "The Cultivation of The Native Grape, and Manufacture of American Wines", George Husmann.
  3. Nay, Sir Peter, they are all people of rank and fortune, and remarkably tenacious of reputation. - "The Ontario Readers: The High School Reader, 1886", Ministry of Education.