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pertinacious

  

      adj  
1    doggedly resolute in purpose or belief; unyielding  
2    stubbornly persistent  
     (C17: from Latin pertinax, from per- (intensive) + tenax clinging, from tenere to hold)  
  pertinaciously      adv  
  pertinacity  
  pertinaciousness      n  
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pertinacious

  
  
bull-headed, determined, dogged, headstrong, inflexible, intractable, mulish, obdurate, obstinate, persevering, persistent, perverse, pig-headed, relentless, resolute, self-willed, stiff-necked, strong-willed, stubborn, tenacious, unyielding, wilful  

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