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dogged

dog·ged

dogged

 
 
pronunciation:
daw gihd
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: persistent or stubborn.
Our senator's dogged efforts to bring about reform have finally succeeded.The company was never able to beat out its most dogged competitor.
similar words:
pertinacious, relentless
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derivations: doggedly (adv.), doggedness (n.)