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Dictionary definition for: Tenacious

1. (s) stubbornly unyielding; "dogged persistence" "dour determination" "the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics" "a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot; "men tenacious of opinion"

2. (s) (of memory) having greater than average range; "a long memory especially for insults" "a tenacious memory"

3. (s) sticking together; "two coherent sheets" "tenacious burrs"

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