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dogged
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A Tale of Two Cities
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as in: dogged determination Define
continuing effort to achieve something despite difficulties (persistent)
  • "I will do," Defarge doggedly rejoined, "nothing for you.

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  • She worked with dogged determination.
  • High achieving students often succeed because of their dogged effort.

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unspecified meaning
  • "Ye-es, sir," returned Jerry, in something of a dogged manner.
  • They seemed to be waiting for something with a dogged determination, and they looked at the Jury, but at nothing else.

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as in: dogged determination Define
continuing effort to achieve something despite difficulties (persistent)
as in: dogged by problems Define
followed; or persistently annoyed
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