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The most tenacious characters are female. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The actor himself had a similar brush with mortality and a similarly tenacious grip on life when an accident almost ended it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)His memory was tenacious, and he excelled in argument and repartee. Christianity Today (2000)He emerged as a tenacious interviewer, who was not in awe of anyone. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Has a reputation for being firm but fair, tough and tenacious but as she finds. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Both worked their way up through the ranks, both are energetic, stubborn and tenacious and both are enjoying an impossibly bright twilight to already distinguished careers. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Used Occasionally. tenacious is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: tenacious ADJECTIVE
If you are tenacious, you are very determined and do not give up easily.
He is regarded as a tenacious and persistent interviewer.
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