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tenacious

adjective uk   /təˈneɪ.ʃəs/ us  
holding tightly onto something, or keeping an opinion in a determined way: The baby took my finger in its tenacious little fist. There has been tenacious local opposition to the new airport.
tenaciously
adverb uk   /-li/ us  
Translations of “tenacious”
in Spanish Tenaz…
in Chinese (Traditional) 緊握的, 頑固的, 固執的…
in Russian упорный, настойчивый…
in Turkish azimli, inatçı, vazgeçmez…
in Chinese (Simplified) 紧握的, 顽固的, 固执的…
in Polish nieustępliwy…
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