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tenacious
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • he has no conception of the oyster-like tenacity with which an old settler ... clings to the spot where his successive generations have been embedded.
  • Taking a handful of these, she arranged them along the lines of the scarlet letter that decorated the maternal bosom, to which the burrs, as their nature was, tenaciously adhered.

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  • She is as tenacious as a bulldog.
  • a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it

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