- tena koe,
- tena korua,
- tena koutou,
- tenaculum forceps,
Origin of tenacious
Examples from the Web for tenacious
For half a century, Ferencz, a tenacious 95-year-old, has been on his own Lemkin-esque campaign.
But tenacious Albanian partisans kept reinserting the claim.
Ware, a tenacious pass-rusher, is a 7-time Pro Bowler and the Cowboys all-time leader in sacks, with 117 in nine seasons.First Mega-Deal Is Done as the NFL’s Free Agent Scrap Begins|Ben Teitelbaum|March 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Attention all you Darwinists still battling the tenacious Creationists (and losing miserably)!What the Man With No Ass Crack Can Teach Darwinists and Creationists|Kent Sepkowitz|January 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“The only way to get justice is to patient and persistent and tenacious,” Browder says.Fraud and the City: Russia’s Manhattan Money Laundering|Michael Daly|September 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The wolf was a tenacious fellow, and he struggled desperately to rise.The Camp in the Snow|William Murray Graydon
Viscous and tenacious substances are also obtained from some vegetable matters and are called "glue."Animal Proteins|Hugh Garner Bennett
A tenacious mucilage will be produced, almost entirely soluble in water.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
These people usually have square, stocky bodies, strong and wiry, and are tenacious of life.How to Read Human Nature|William Walker Atkinson
This fever is often tenacious and intermittent; sometimes it is congestive.The Delight Makers|Adolf Bandelier
Word Origin for tenacious
c.1600, from Latin tenaci-, from tenax "holding fast" (see tenacity). Related: Tenaciously; tenaciousness.