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dogged
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Far from the Madding Crowd
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as in: dogged by problems Define
followed; or persistently annoyed
  • By the outer margin of the Pit was an oval pond, and over it hung the attenuated skeleton of a chrome-yellow moon which had only a few days to last—the morning star dogging her on the left hand.

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  • The expedition was dogged by one problem after the next.
  • She was dogged by one problem after the next.

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unspecified meaning
  • The horse bore him away, and the very step of the animal seemed significant of dogged despair.
  • What! mustn’t a lady move an inch from her door without being dogged like a thief?"

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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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