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Gone with the Wind
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as in: dogged determination Define
continuing effort to achieve something despite difficulties (persistent)
  • Names of graves where friends lay buried, names of tangled underbrush and thick woods where bodies rotted unburied, names of the four sides of Atlanta where Sherman had tried to force his army in and Hood’s men had doggedly beaten him back.

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

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  • If she climbed down from the buggy, he climbed after her and dogged her footsteps.

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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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