doggedly adv

doggedly adv
"I'll never give up my hounds!" Tom said doggedly.

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  • Doggedly — Dog ged*ly, adv. In a dogged manner; sullenly; with obstinate resolution. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • doggedly — adv. Doggedly is used with these verbs: ↑cling, ↑fight, ↑insist, ↑persist, ↑pursue, ↑stick …   Collocations dictionary

  • doggedly — adv. tenaciously, perseveringly, persistently …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dogged — [[t]dɒ̱gɪd, AM dɔ͟ː [/t]] ADJ GRADED: ADJ n If you describe someone s actions as dogged, you mean that they are determined to continue with something even if it becomes difficult or dangerous. They have, through sheer dogged determination, slowly …   English dictionary

  • dogged — dogged1 doggedly, adv. doggedness, n. /daw gid, dog id/, adj. persistent in effort; stubbornly tenacious: a dogged worker. [1275 1325; ME: having characteristics of a dog; see DOG, ED3] Syn. mulish, inflexible, unyielding. See stubborn …   Universalium

  • dogged — dog|ged [ˈdɔgıd US ˈdo: ] adj [Date: 1300 1400; Origin: dog] dogged behaviour shows that you are very determined to continue doing something ▪ a dogged determination to succeed >doggedly adv >doggedness n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dog n — puppy n, karma n, doggedly adv …   English expressions

  • dogged — [ˈdɒgɪd] adj determined to achieve something despite difficulties Syn: tenacious doggedly adv …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • dogged — [dôg′id, däg′id] adj. [ME < dogge, DOG] not giving in readily; persistent; stubborn SYN. STUBBORN doggedly adv. doggedness n …   English World dictionary

  • dogged — adj. tenacious; grimly persistent. Phrases and idioms: it s dogged as does it colloq. persistence succeeds. Derivatives: doggedly adv. doggedness n. Etymology: ME f. DOG + ED(1) …   Useful english dictionary

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