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tenacious
used in The Hunchback of Notre Dame

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Definition
persistent and unyielding
  • And the inexplicable point about it is that the more blind is this passion, the more tenacious it is.
    2.9.4 — Vol 2 Bk 9 Chpt 4 — Earthenware and Crystal (6% in)
  • "Phoebus," continued the Bohemian, gently releasing her waist from the captain's tenacious hands, "You are good, you are generous, you are handsome; you saved me, me who am only a poor child lost in Bohemia.
    2.7.8 — Vol 2 Bk 7 Chpt 8 — The Utility of Windows Which.... (30% in)

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