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tenacious
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
persistent and unyielding
  • Eight years! you must be tenacious of life.
    Chapter 13 (40% in)
  • Thus relieved of a grievous load, I from that hour set to work afresh, resolved to pioneer my way through every difficulty: I toiled hard, and my success was proportionate to my efforts; my memory, not naturally tenacious, improved with practice; exercise sharpened my wits; in a few weeks I was promoted to a higher class; in less than two months I was allowed to commence French and drawing.
    Chapter 8 (92% in)
  • Don't cling so tenaciously to ties of the flesh; save your constancy and ardour for an adequate cause; forbear to waste them on trite transient objects.
    Chapter 34 (10% in)
  • While earnestly wishing to erase from his mind the trace of my former offence, I had stamped on that tenacious surface another and far deeper impression, I had burnt it in.
    Chapter 35 (24% in)

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