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He was a hard worker, he was ethical … As a result of his tenacity and spirit, he was able to shepherd vitally important legislation to the Senate floor, through the House, and to the governor for signature.
FORMER MD. SENATE PRESIDENT MIKE MILLER DIESPHILIP VAN SLOOTENJANUARY 16, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
His coaching philosophy was built on understanding his players, then finding the right blend of talent and tenacity to build a winning team.
K.C. JONES, BASKETBALL HALL OF FAMER WITH A KNACK FOR CHAMPIONSHIPS, DIES AT 88MATT SCHUDELDECEMBER 27, 2020WASHINGTON POST
So I think tenacity is one thing, but wearing them down is another.
NINA WEST SPREADS HOLIDAY CHEER IN TWO NEW VIDEOSJOEY DIGUGLIELMODECEMBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Whatever the strategy, or lack of one, Musk’s drive for creative undertakings is relentless, and he seems to approach virtually everything in his life with the same level of tenacity, whether he’s right or wrong.
ELON MUSK’S ROCKET RIDEANDREW NUSCADECEMBER 2, 2020FORTUNE
In the intervening months since the pandemic took hold, the industry has repeatedly demonstrated its tenacity.
DEEP DIVE: HOW THE FUTURE OF PUBLISHING IS TAKING SHAPE IN THE ONGOING CORONAVIRUS CRISIS ERAPIERRE BIENAIMÉNOVEMBER 17, 2020DIGIDAY
He repairs to it with eagerness, and clings to it with a tenacity that time cannot relax, nor all the agonies of death dissolve.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
From six in the evening till twelve next day the grenadiers fought with stubborn tenacity.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Besides, he was willing to admit that there were excuses for Cassidy, and there was a certain quiet tenacity in him.
THE GOLD TRAILHAROLD BINDLOSS
Structural wrought iron has a tenacity of 20 to 22 tons per sq. in.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
And he pursued his thought with the tenacity of the drunkard, who concentrates upon one idea all the lucidity of mind left to him.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
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WORDS RELATED TO TENACITY

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