Learn a Word: Tenacious

Meaning: something that is difficult to pull apart; being persistent about things


The builders opted for the tenacious metal to maintain stability of the structure.

The boy was a tenacious advocate of equality.

Synonyms: cohesive, persevering, insistent

The first known use of the word is in circa 1607.

Read more about the word ‘tenacious’ from the website of Merriam Webster.

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