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tenaciously

[ tuh-ney-shuhs-lee ]
/ təˈneɪ ʃəs li /
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adverb
in a strong, tight, or secure manner:With its creeping roots and clawed tendrils, the invasive cat’s claw vine clings tenaciously to almost any surface.
in a persistent or stubborn manner:Traditional pastoralist societies have tenaciously held on to their customs and rituals in the face of tremendous pressure from governments bent on development.
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Origin of tenaciously

OTHER WORDS FROM tenaciously

o·ver·te·na·cious·ly, adverbun·te·na·cious·ly, adverb
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