tenacious

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From Latin tenāx(holding fast, clinging), from tenēre(to hold) +‎ -ious.

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tenacious ‎(comparative more tenacious, superlative most tenacious)

  1. Clinging to an object or surface; adhesive.
  2. Unwilling to yield or give up; dogged.
  3. Holding together; cohesive.
  4. Having a good memory; retentive.

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