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Tenacious

Correct spelling for tenacious

Medical definition of tenacious:

Sticky, glutinous, viscid.

Usage examples for tenacious:

  • We are not to suppose that religions are long- lived and tenacious unless they possess something vital which enables them to resist. "The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism, – Franz Cumont"
  • Again the mystery of an attachment so evident and so tenacious followed by so strange a rupture, tormented his uneasy soul. "A Woodland Queen, Complete, – Andre Theuriet Last Updated: March 3, 2009"
  • The secretaries said that they had more trouble with the chamberlains of the various princes than with the princes themselves; they all wanted to sup in the private room, and were much more tenacious of having a good place, or the place they thought was due to them, than their royal masters. "My First Years As A Frenchwoman, 1876-1879, – Mary King Waddington"
  • As a race, they are tenacious of money- not perhaps more so than the French, but certainly more than the English or the Americans. "The Problem of China, – Bertrand Russell"

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