tenacious

tenacious
1. a цепкий

tenacious grip — цепкая хватка

2. a крепкий, прочный

tenacious memory — цепкая память

tenacious alloy — прочный сплав

3. a настойчивый, упорный, упрямый

tenacious courage — несгибаемое мужество

4. a клейкий, липкий, вязкий

tenacious clay — вязкая глина

5. a уст. бездействующий
Синонимический ряд:
1. adhesive (adj.) adhesive; clinging; cohesive; glutinous; sticky; tough; viscid; viscose; viscous
2. constant (adj.) constant; determined; dogged
3. fast (adj.) fast; firm; fixed; secure; set; tight
4. persistent (adj.) certain; obstinate; opinionated; persistent; pertinacious; purposeful; resolute; retentive; stubborn
5. strong (adj.) stalwart; stout; strong; sturdy
Антонимический ряд:
delicate; detached; easygoing; faltering; feeble; fickle; fragile; irresolute; lax; loose; slack; timid; uncertain

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  • tenacious — [tə nā′shəs] adj. [L tenax (gen. tenacis) < tenere, to hold: see TENANT] 1. holding firmly [a tenacious grip] 2. that retains well; retentive [a tenacious memory] 3. that holds together strongly; cohesive; tough [a tenacious wood] 4 …   English World dictionary

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  • tenacious — tough, stout, *strong, sturdy, stalwart Analogous words: dogged, pertinacious, *obstinate, stubborn: resolute, staunch, steadfast, true (see FAITHFUL): persevering, persisting (see PERSEVERE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • tenacious — ► ADJECTIVE 1) holding firmly to something. 2) persisting in existence or in a course of action. DERIVATIVES tenaciously adverb tenacity noun. ORIGIN from Latin tenere to hold …   English terms dictionary

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