Translation of tenacious in Spanish:


tenaz, adj.

Pronunciation /təˈneɪʃəs/ /tɪˈneɪʃəs/

Definition of tenaz in Spanish


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    (fighter/hold/defense) tenaz
    (belief) firme
    • They brushed at tenacious bits of clinging greenery.
    • I think that Africa will always hold a tenacious grip on me, and I do feel sad to be leaving my friends.
    • Popular culture has a tenacious grip on most kids, parents, and even us teachers.
    • All the fish of these jungle rivers demonstrate a desperately tenacious grip on life.
    • He has maintained, perhaps even increased, his tenacious grip on power.
    • They both maintain a tenacious grip on the receiver and attempt to get it away from each other.
    • They had a steadfast, tenacious grip on what they believed should be brought to the profession.
    • The state is suffering under a tenacious recession.
    • Special solvents control the coalescence of the latex particles into a tough, tenacious film.
    • He is a brilliant commentator and tenacious advocate of his position.
    • I was just tenacious and determined and ran all day.
    • They seem tenacious in their determination to get at the truth.
    • His tenacious spirit and unswerving loyalty came in for praise.
    • They were tenacious and brave and I couldn't have asked for anything more from them.
    • He has a reputation for being a tough and tenacious negotiator.
    • Effective discipline must be enduring and tenacious.
    • We ended up with tenacious and powerful opposition.
    • The team has a fabulous, tenacious defense.
    • The organization needed a strong, tenacious leader.
    • He is more tenacious than he is fast.
    • The debate was fast and furious, with the press at their most tenacious.
    • They are persistent, strong-willed individuals who may become even more tenacious when faced with obstacles.
    • She has been a tenacious champion of human rights for many years.
    • He is remembered as a tenacious and talented reporter.
    • I have been pursued by the most relentless and the most tenacious women on earth!
    • He was targeted by another stalker, equally as tenacious as the first.
    • She appeared to be very tenacious and very determined.
    • While being smart is good, working hard and being tenacious is even better.
    • He was one of the most tenacious individuals I'd ever come across.
    • His rosy view has proved remarkably tenacious.
    • These hardy and tenacious insects have lived on the planet for 400 million years.
    • The tribal loyalties of some hostel residents have proved tenacious.