Pertinacious

Definition of Pertinacious

Per`ti`na´cious
a.1.Holding or adhering to any opinion, purpose, or design, with obstinacy; perversely persistent; obstinate; as, pertinacious plotters; a pertinacious beggar.
2.Resolute; persevering; constant; steady.
Diligence is a steady, constant, and pertinacious study.
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