PERTINACIOUS's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of pertinacious
Definition:
a. stubbornly or perversely persistent; unyielding; obstinate
Example:
He is bound to succeed because his pertinacious nature will not permit him to quit.
Sentence in Classic:
Here be it said, that this pertinacious pursuit of one particular whale, continued through day into night, and through night into day, is a thing by no means unprecedented in the South sea fishery.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
And still as Ahab glided over the waves the unpitying sharks accompanied him; and so pertinaciously stuck to the boat; and so continually bit at the plying oars, that the blades became jagged and crunched, and left small splinters in the sea, at almost every dip.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
He was very careful of his valise and umbrella, bringing them in with his own hands, and resisting, pertinaciously, all offers from the various servants to relieve him of them.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context