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te·nac·i·ty

(tĕ-nas'i-tē),
Adhesiveness; the character or property of holding fast.
[L. tenacitas, fr. teneo, to hold]
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tenacity

(tĕ-năs′ĭ-tē)
Toughness, stubbornness, obstinacy, durability.
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He said: "There is an underlying theme of tenacity, resilience and never giving up.
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