origin: c. 1600, from Latin tenāx (“holding fast, clinging”), from tenēre (“to hold”) + –ious.
1. tending to keep a firm hold of something.
2. clinging or adhering closely.
3. Having a good memory, retentive
persevering, persistent, resolute, determined, strong-willed, diligent, relentless, unrelenting.
1.The company has a tenacious hold on the market.
2. Still alive… tenacious… serves him right!
3. My tenacious wife read from an Internet news site.
4. Because Betty was tenacious, she rose each time she fell.
Rhymes with Tenacious :
audacious, bodacious, capacious, cetaceous, crustaceous, curvaceous, drupaceous, edacious,fallacious, flirtatious, fugacious, hellacious.