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 Meanings and Examples of DOGGED
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dogged
 a.  determined; stubbornly persevering; unyielding
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  If she climbed down from the buggy, he climbed after her and dogged her footsteps.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLII
2  She turned from the thought with a little shiver, but it hung on her all the way to the station, and dogged her down the platform with the persistency of Mr. Rosedale himself.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 2
3  He continued to stand before her, in his dogged weakness.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 6
4  Carol was touched by his efforts to enjoy picture galleries, and the dogged way in which he accumulated dates and dimensions when they followed monkish guides through missions.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
5  The guns, stolid and undaunted, spoke with dogged valor.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 6
6  In a dogged way he repelled them, signing to them to go on and leave him alone.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 9
7  The noise of firing dogged their footsteps.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 16
8  "I didn't tell you anything," said Cassy, with dogged sullenness.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIX
9  At this moment, Legree sauntered up to the door of the shed, looked in, with a dogged air of affected carelessness, and turned away.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
10  Looking through the window I could see her walking feebly along the other side, while her pursuer dogged her some little distance behind.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART I: CHAPTER V. OUR ADVERTISEMENT BRINGS A VISITOR
11  His good-humoured selfishness, his dogged sort of independence, his unrepenting sensuality, it seemed to Connie she could see them all in his well-knit straight thighs.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 17
12  Upon it, in lieu of the dogged, black-visaged ruffian they had expected to behold, there lay a mere child: worn with pain and exhaustion, and sunk into a deep sleep.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
13  But it was easy to die like a Turk, by a dogged decline.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 5 Through the Moonlight
14  Perhaps this is not the only time you have dogged my steps.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: 6 Thomasin Argues with Her Cousin, and He Writes a Letter
15  I have ample evidence that you are being dogged in London, and amid the millions of this great city it is difficult to discover who these people are or what their object can be.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 5. Three Broken Threads
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  The owner's name and address is stored on a microchip and implanted in the dog's body.
17  The fate of the African wild dog hangs in the balance.
18  One barking dog sets all street a-barking.
19  The tan-coloured dog looks suspiciously like an American pit bull terrier.
20  She's got a horrible little dog that yaps around your ankles.
21  Every dog is valiant at his won door.
22  Every dog is valiant at his own door.
23  The cat hogged himself to attack a big dog.
24  A child is recovering in hospital after a serious attack by a stray dog.
25  He neglects that poor dog - he never takes him for walks or gives him any attention.
26  Two small boys and a dog comprised the street entertainer's only audience.
27  The car veered suddenly to avoid running into the dog.
28  The car swerved sharply to avoid the dog.
29  She slammed on the brakes to try to avoid the dog.
30  He pulled the van to the right to avoid the dog.