Definition of Tenaciously

1. Adverb. With obstinate determination. "He pursued her doggedly"

Exact synonyms: Doggedly
Partainyms: Dogged, Tenacious



Definition of Tenaciously

1. Adverb. In a tenacious manner. ¹

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Definition of Tenaciously

1. [adv]

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Literary usage of Tenaciously

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1. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1831)
"... where the singular habits of the Aboriginal Celts are most tenaciously retained. By James Logan, FSAS In two volumes. 8vo. London : Smith, Elder, and Co ..."

2. Thirty Years' View, Or, A History of the Working of the American Government by Thomas Hart Benton (1856)
"... property of the South, and other injuries to the United Stetes, which have been so incontinently reproduced, and eo tenaciously adhered to ever since. ..."

3. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"Hold on like grim death: that is, tenaciously. 1848 Who did not know that the office-holders held on like grim death until they became imbecile from age, ..."

4. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1831)
"... or Gaelic parts of the Country, where the singular habits of the Aboriginal Celts are most tenaciously retained. By James Logan, FSAS In two volumes. ..."

5. Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of the Commonwealth of by Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention, Pennsylvania, John Agg (1838)
"They tenaciously and rigorously maintain those very forms, and proceedings and practices, which though possibly at first they were reasonable and useful, ..."

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