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Reivers with more than human tenaciousness had retained a glimmer of consciousness.
THE SNOW-BURNERHENRY OYEN
The fault of literary conversation in general is its too great tenaciousness.
TALKS ON TALKINGGRENVILLE KLEISER
"Certainly, sir, you are gifted with tenaciousness," cried the captain.
THE WAIF OF THE "CYNTHIA"ANDR LAURIE AND JULES VERNE
The tenaciousness of flowers is not known; their hardihood is not sufficiently admired.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTIONVARIOUS
I only wished to see you roused from your low spirits, and yet I add to them by my foolish tenaciousness.
THE MYSTERIES OF PARIS, VOLUME 1 OF 6EUGNE SUE
He thought the tenaciousness of approaching the Treasury was carried too far in the present instance.
ABRIDGMENT OF THE DEBATES OF CONGRESS, FROM 1789 TO 1856, VOL. II (OF 16)THOMAS HART BENTON
I did not know his tenaciousness of titles—he was an esquire also—which was my first unpardonable offence.
THE FUNNY SIDE OF PHYSICA. D. CRABTRE
And now that I hope you are better, with what tenaciousness does it cling to you!
THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT SHELLEY, VOLUME II (OF 2)FLORENCE A. THOMAS MARSHALL
What was wanting in judgement was supplied by memory, in the tenaciousness of which she has seldom been rivalled.
ORMOND, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES BROCKDEN BROWN
This tenaciousness of their own dignity and privileges was shown in some disagreements with the upper house.
CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY OF ENGLAND, VOL 1 OF 3HENRY HALLAM
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TENACIOUSNESS

  • bullheadedness
  • determination
  • doggedness
  • hardheadedness
  • mulishness
  • obstinance
  • obstinateness
  • pertinaciousness
  • pertinacity
  • perversity
  • pigheadedness
  • purpose
  • reluctance
  • tenaciousness
  • tenacity
  • willfulness
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