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Claggy vs. Tenacious

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Claggyadjective

(of mud, tar, glue or the like) Sticky or tacky.

Tenaciousadjective

Clinging to an object or surface; adhesive.

Claggyadjective

(specifically, of a roof in a mine) Adhesive, having coal clinging to it.

Tenaciousadjective

Unwilling to yield or give up; dogged.

Claggyadjective

Adhesive; - said of a roof in a mine to which coal clings.

Tenaciousadjective

Holding together; cohesive.

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Tenaciousadjective

Having a good memory; retentive.

Tenaciousadjective

Holding fast, or inclined to hold fast; inclined to retain what is in possession; as, men tenacious of their just rights.

Tenaciousadjective

Apt to retain; retentive; as, a tenacious memory.

Tenaciousadjective

Having parts apt to adhere to each other; cohesive; tough; as, steel is a tenacious metal; tar is more tenacious than oil.

Tenaciousadjective

Apt to adhere to another substance; glutinous; viscous; sticking; adhesive.

Tenaciousadjective

Niggardly; closefisted; miserly.

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Tenaciousadjective

Holding stoutly to one's opinion or purpose; obstinate; stubborn.

Tenaciousadjective

stubbornly unyielding;

‘dogged persistence’; ‘dour determination’; ‘the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics’; ‘a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it’; ‘men tenacious of opinion’;

Tenaciousadjective

(of memory) having greater than average range;

‘a long memory especially for insults’; ‘a tenacious memory’;

Tenaciousadjective

sticking together;

‘two coherent sheets’; ‘tenacious burrs’;

Tenaciousadjective

tending to keep a firm hold of something; clinging or adhering closely

‘a tenacious grip’;

Tenaciousadjective

not readily relinquishing a position, principle, or course of action; determined

‘this tenacious defence of local liberties’; ‘you're tenacious and you get at the truth’;

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Tenaciousadjective

persisting in existence; not easily dispelled

‘a tenacious local legend’;

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