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  • n. Plural form of pertinacity.


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  • It was easy to see that she had naturally all those particular habits, those minute pertinacities in respect to her daily movements and the arrangement of all her belongings, which would make the meddling, intrusive demands of infancy and childhood peculiarly hard for her to meet.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 104, June, 1866


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