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Word: dogged

Definition: determined; stubborn; stubbornly persevering; tenacious; Ex. Inspector Javert's dogged pursuit of Jean Valjean


Sentences Containing 'dogged'

``Ye es, sir,''returned Jerry, in something of a dogged manner.
They seemed to be waiting for something with a dogged determination, and they looked at the Jury, but at nothing else.
You are being dogged: within five days both of you will be assassinated.'
The natural result of this treatment, continued, I suppose, for some six months or more, was to make me sullen, dull, and dogged.
was the cry from captain, mates, and harpooneers, who, undeterred by fearful rumours, were all anxious to capture so famous and precious a fish; while the dogged crew eyed askance, and with curses, the appalling beauty of the vast milky mass, that lit up by a horizontal spangling sun, shifted and glistened like a living opal in the blue morning sea.
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