adverb see tenacious

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  • tenaciously — adverb In a tenacious manner. He continued tenaciously, doggedly continuing over all obstacles …   Wiktionary

  • tenaciously — adv. Tenaciously is used with these verbs: ↑cling, ↑fight …   Collocations dictionary

  • tenaciously — tenacious ► ADJECTIVE 1) holding firmly to something. 2) persisting in existence or in a course of action. DERIVATIVES tenaciously adverb tenacity noun. ORIGIN from Latin tenere to hold …   English terms dictionary

  • Tenaciously — Tenacious Te*na cious, a. [L. tenax, acis, from tenere to hold. See {Tenable}, and cf. {Tenace}.] 1. Holding fast, or inclined to hold fast; inclined to retain what is in possession; as, men tenacious of their just rights. [1913 Webster] 2. Apt… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tenaciously — See tenacious. * * * …   Universalium

  • tenaciously — adv. persistently, resolutely, stubbornly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tenaciously — te·na·cious·ly …   English syllables

  • tenaciously — See: tenacious …   English dictionary

  • tenaciously — adverb with obstinate determination (Freq. 1) he pursued her doggedly • Syn: ↑doggedly • Derived from adjective: ↑tenacious, ↑dogged (for: ↑doggedly) …   Useful english dictionary

  • cling tenaciously — index adhere (persist), persevere Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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