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dogged
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Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
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as in: dogged determination Define
continuing effort to achieve something despite difficulties (persistent)
  • "I’ve been afraid for about a week," returned Poole, doggedly disregarding the question, "and I can bear it no more."

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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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