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As it was useless arguing with so pertinacious a disputant we were compelled humbly to submit.
HURRICANE HURRYW.H.G. KINGSTON
The old man was pertinacious, and many whispers had to be made into Barry's ear before the matter could be settled.
Carlyle attributes his defeat and downfall to his pertinacious pursuit of a shallow logic to its utmost consequences.
"There never was a man played his game worse," resumed St. George, who with a pertinacious persistence continued the topic.
History cannot produce another instance of a struggle so prolonged and so pertinacious.
THE EVOLUTION OF SINN FEINROBERT MITCHELL HENRY
The poor victim of this pertinacious interrogatory now beat about within herself for succour.
In conversation he was a singularly eager, acute and pertinacious disputant.
Return to Australia was never out of Susan's mind, never absent from her pertinacious foolish lips.
THE DOCTOR'S FAMILYMRS. (MARGARET) OLIPHANT
One of my husband's visitors was a pertinacious little man who came early and stayed late.
But of late it was beginning to stand before her as the foolish caprice of a pertinacious and yet idle and dissatisfied woman.
THE SILVER POPPYARTHUR STRINGER

WORDS RELATED TO PERTINACIOUS

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