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Synonyms for tenaciously

with obstinate determination


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He reared upon his hind legs and threw himself backwards but always the savage creature upon his back clung tenaciously to him, and always the mighty brown arms crushed tighter and tighter about his chest.
The first law of nature compels them to cling tenaciously to life--to fight for it; but it does not teach them to fear death.
In the days when Alexander knew her, Hilda always managed to have a lodging of some sort about Bedford Square, because she clung tenaciously to such scraps and shreds of memories as were connected with it.
Never till now had I known the full fervour of my love - the full strength of my hopes, not wholly crushed even in my hours of deepest despondency, always tenaciously clinging to the thought that one day she might be mine, or, if not that, at least that something of my memory, some slight remembrance of our friendship and our love, would be for ever cherished in her heart.
Ere long I had acquired as much facility in speaking French as set me at my ease with my pupils; and as I had encountered them on a right footing at the very beginning, and continued tenaciously to retain the advantage I had early gained, they never attempted mutiny, which circumstance, all who are in any degree acquainted with the ongoings of Belgian schools, and who know the relation in which professors and pupils too frequently stand towards each other in those establishments, will consider an important and uncommon one.
Still clinging to the spear I looked into his face to find him scrutinizing me intently, and there we stood for some several minutes, each clinging tenaciously to the weapon the while we gazed in stupid wonderment at each other.
Cavendish believed that the slip of paper to which her mother-in-law clung so tenaciously was a written proof of her own husband's infidelity.
Water-based rubber lubricants are said to provide a durable, dry, colorless film coating that will bond tenaciously to the applied surface.
The Giants tackled tenaciously with team places for the Challenge Cup semi-final against St Helens just over a week away up for grabs.
Although Town cut the deficit late on, the visitors for whom Marsden had twice earlier came close to adding to the tally, held out tenaciously for the points.
Her father (Frank Langella) clings to her tenaciously, believing if she left, the circus would scatter with the winds.
Twelve months ago, Gales Cavalier battled on tenaciously to get the better of 1997 Cheltenham hero Mr Mulligan.
For several decades Greenberg held tenaciously that Jules Olitski was the best painter we have, staking his claim to Best Critic on the prediction that in the fullness of time Olitski's bestness would be acknowledged.
We are prepared to tenaciously pursue those who try to deceive consumers by unfairly copying our products," said Steve McCracken, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer of Callaway Golf.
Literature is available describing these water-based rubber lubricants that are said to provide a durable, dry, colorless film coating that will bond tenaciously to the applied surface.