pertinaciously

All Adverb
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  • For four months he continued pertinaciously the same; then, without any cause known to me, suddenly changed. Cited from Anna St. Ives, by Thomas Holcroft
  • When, therefore, she so pertinaciously refused him, he could not but be angry. Cited from He Knew He Was Right, by Anthony Trollope
  • Then my faithful dog saw that, he attacked him still more pertinaciously. Cited from My First Voyage to Southern Seas, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • On such occasions he did not lie to protect himself when called to account, but told the truth pertinaciously. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • You think I followed the man lately deceased as pertinaciously as you followed me. Cited from Better Dead, by J. M. Barrie
  • Why, if they must err, do they err so pertinaciously in one direction? Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 96, October, 1865, by Various
  • It had all gone against him continuously, pertinaciously, and to no purpose. Cited from Selected Polish Tales, by Various
  • He pertinaciously devoted himself to her all the evening. Cited from Alice, by E. B. Lytton, Book 3
  • To have refused too pertinaciously, could not but give me the air of wishing to make myself of importance. Cited from Miscellaneous Papers V2, by Thomas De Quincey
  • He made a serious matter of it, however, when he pertinaciously insisted on four in the morning being the hour for starting. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. XII, No. 29. August, 1873, by Various
  • He pushed her aside, but she still clung pertinaciously to his arm. Cited from The Master-Christian, Marie Corelli
  • Jack soon made his appearance, with his hat in one hand, while he smoothed down his hair most pertinaciously with the other. Cited from Salt Water, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • We followed her pertinaciously, however, though, as the wind frequently shifted, we did not gain upon her as at first. Cited from Ben Burton, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • A powerful faction in his native country had pertinaciously crossed his designs. Cited from History of England, James II V. 4, Macaulay
  • He suffered greatly, but steadily declined all my offers of attention, and pertinaciously refused to leave his cabin. Cited from The Survivors of the Chancellor, by Jules Verne #9
  • But she pertinaciously refused to make any response. Cited from The History of Tom Jones, a foundling, H. Fielding
  • The major pertinaciously refused to increase his stakes, and, worse again, refused to play for anything but ready money. Cited from Mr. Scarborough's Family, by Anthony Trollope
  • Few deductions, if any, were made; and those few pertinaciously returning in upon the original object as a centre. Cited from The Works of Edgar Allan Poe V2[Raven Edition]
  • For a long time, and most pertinaciously, this idea dwelt with her. Cited from Adventures Harry Richmond by Meredith, v5
  • But see how pertinaciously this world will persist in coming up to the surface wherever a community of men may be. Cited from A Lecture on Physical Development, by S.R. Calthrop
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Meaning of pertinaciously

  • adverb In a dogged and pertinacious manner
    he struggled pertinaciously for the new resolution