Reference > Roget’s > International Thesaurus > 327. Tenacity.
  PREVIOUS NEXT  
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD · INDEX GUIDE
Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class III. Words Relating to Matter
Section II. Inorganic Matter
1. Solid Matter
 
327. Tenacity.
 
  
NOUN:TENACITY, toughness, strength; cohesiveness, cohesion [See Coherence]; sequacity, sequaciousness [both obs. in this sense]; stubbornness (obstinacy) [See Obstinacy]; gumminess, glutinousness, viscidity [See Semiliquidity].
  [COMPARISONS] leather; white leather or whitleather, tawed leather; gristle, cartilage.
  CLAW, talon, pincers, nippers, vise; bulldog.
  
VERB:BE TENACIOUS &c. adj.; resist fracture.
  
ADJECTIVE:TENACIOUS, cohesive, tough, strong, resisting, adhesive, stringy, viscid, gummy, glutinous, gristly, cartilaginous, leathery, coriaceous, tough as whitleather; stubborn (obstinate) [See Obstinacy].

CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD · INDEX GUIDE

  PREVIOUS NEXT  
 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors