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dogged
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Hard Times
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as in: dogged determination Define
continuing effort to achieve something despite difficulties (persistent)
  • She turned her ear to his lips, but he remained doggedly silent.
  • Cheerless and comfortless, boastfully and doggedly rich, there the room stared at its present occupants, unsoftened and unrelieved by the least trace of any womanly occupation.

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

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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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