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- n. The characteristic of being tenacious.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or character of being tenacious, in any sense; tenacity.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. persistent determination
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Their tenaciousness is more a function of their seemingly endless repetitions — the Big Lie-style refrain chanted at every turn — on how they allow us to cling to our child-like view of the world.
The way Sarah distorts her positions like on the Bridge to Nowhere and earmarks, that's the kind of tenaciousness of Rose's character.
"What we've been talking about is - the best word I can use is a nasty kind of tenaciousness that we have to play with," Kelly said after driving that message home to the team after a midweek practice.
Whether or not Giffords can recuperate in time to campaign is uncertain, although "I possess the personal fortitude and tenaciousness to miraculously recover from a gunshot to the head" is just about the best possible retort to someone accusing you of being a tax-and-spend liberal...or anything, for that matter.
"Seeing what Lena's going through and having Lena conjure up memories for me of what I went through makes me understand how important tenaciousness is," Ms. Simmons said.
I understood her bitterness and her tenaciousness and her anger.
The DREAM Act activists and students are a powerful influence in today's Hispanic world because of their tenaciousness and quick mobilization.
Iran has taken the world by storm in its bravery and tenaciousness.
But fear not, we are relentless, tenaciousness, and our perserverance and all that will WIN OUT IN THE END.
Feingold has been a target since he was elected to the Senate in 1992 but has used well-funded campaign and a tenaciousness toward his opponents to win re-election.