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Pertinaciously definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

PERTINA'CIOUSLY, adv. Obstinately; with firm or perverse adherence to opinion or purpose. He pertinaciously maintains his first opinions.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adv
1: in a dogged and pertinacious manner; "he struggled pertinaciously for the new resolution"

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adverb see pertinacious

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Pertinacious Per`ti*na"cious, a.[L. pertinax, -acis; per + tenax tenacious. See Per-, and Tenacious.] 1. Holding or adhering to any opinion, purpose, or design, with obstinacy; perversely persistent; obstinate; as, pertinacious plotters; a pertinacious beggar. 2. Resolute; persevering; constant; steady. Diligence is a steady, constant, and pertinacious study. --South. Syn: Obstinate; stubborn; inflexible; unyielding; resolute; determined; firm; constant; steady. -- Per`ti*na"cious*ly, adv. -- Per`ti*na"cious*ness, n.



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