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dogged
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The Count of Monte Cristo
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as in: dogged determination Define
continuing effort to achieve something despite difficulties (persistent)
  • "I won’t go unless you give me the album," said the boy, seating himself doggedly in an arm-chair, according to his habit of never giving way.

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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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