Pertinacious sentence example

pertinacious
  • The Cabetes, who possessed the soil, were fierce and pertinacious; and, assisted by the French, who traded to that coast, Coelho had to gain by inches what was granted him by leagues.
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  • Apart from his pertinacious fight for economy Hume was not always fortunate in his political activity.
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  • But it was on the part of the Dutch that the most skilful and pertinacious efforts were made for securing a footing in Brazil; and they alone of all the rivals of the Portuguese have left traces of their presence in the national spirit and institutions of Brazil.
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  • Extremely pertinacious in this respect, the poet went on attempting to storm the theatre, with assault upon assault, all practically failures until the seventh and last, which was unfortunately posthumous.
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  • She would offer them to people with her politely pertinacious manner and upper-middle-class accent and invariably had good sales.
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  • In conversation he was a singularly eager, acute and pertinacious disputant.
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  • Passionate, not always scrupulous in his choice and use of political weapons, intensely patriotic, loyal with a loyalty based rather or reason than sentiment, quickwitted, prompt in action, determined and pertinacious, he possessed in eminent degree many qualities lacking in other Liberal chieftains.
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  • For this reason, it is called pertinacious, pertinax, because it works away all the time at the same thing.
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