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dogged

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdoggeddog‧ged /ˈdɒɡɪd $ ˈdɒː-/ adjective  DETERMINEDdogged behaviour shows that you are very determined to continue doing something a dogged determination to succeedsee thesaurus at determineddoggedly adverbdoggedness noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
doggedIn the end we succeeded, through dogged determination plus a bit of good luck.He was admired for his dogged determination to learn the language.It will take more than a streak of dogged determination to see it through.Fortunately the dogged good sense of the ordinary man is far from dead.The result suggested dogged industry, rather than heroic improvisation.The dogged persistence of the police finally paid off when Hooper told them what he knew.Only sheer dogged persistence will finally get you there.His dogged refusal to countenance devaluation ensures the economic failure of a future Labour government.Our conversation, previously animated, took on a dogged silence as we climbed up the final leg.dogged determinationAs the cannon thundered, the ranks broke, only to be formed again with dogged determination.Maintaining the impetus for change is brought about by nothing less than dogged determination.This calls for good spirits and good morale and also a certain amount of what was once called dogged determination.By dint of their dogged determination and desire for public recognition, they united the shipping interests in London.He had dogged determination and was of undeviating rectitude, although this did not relate to any well-defined religious beliefs.Thanks to Swire's optimism, foresight, and dogged determination, the firm's operations were restored.It will take more than a streak of dogged determination to see it through.Even so, cleverness and dogged determination were not always appreciated.
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