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dogged


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dog  \Dog\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Dogged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Dogging}.] 
  To  hunt  or  track  like  a  hound;  to  follow  insidiously  or 
  indefatigably;  to  chase  with  a  dog  or  dogs;  to  worry,  as  if 
  by  dogs;  to  hound  with  importunity. 
 
  I  have  been  pursued,  dogged,  and  waylaid.  --  Pope. 
 
  Your  sins  will  dog  you  pursue  you  --Burroughs. 
 
  Eager  ill-bred  petitioners,  who  do  not  so  properly 
  supplicate  as  hunt  the  person  whom  they  address  to 
  dogging  him  from  place  to  place  till  they  even  extort 
  an  answer  to  their  rude  requests.  --  South. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dogged  \Dog"ged\,  a.  [Fron.  {Dog}.] 
  1.  Sullen;  morose.  [Obs.  or  R.] 
 
  The  sulky  spite  of  a  temper  naturally  dogged.  --  Sir 
  W.  Scott. 
 
  2.  Sullenly  obstinate;  obstinately  determined  or  persistent; 
  as  dogged  resolution;  dogged  work 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dogged 
  adj  :  stubbornly  unyielding;  "dogged  persistence";  "dour 
  determination";  "the  most  vocal  and  pertinacious  of  all 
  the  critics";  "a  mind  not  gifted  to  discover  truth  but 
  tenacious  to  hold  it"-  T.S.Eliot;  "men  tenacious  of 
  opinion"  [syn:  {bulldog},  {dour},  {pertinacious},  {tenacious}, 
  {unyielding}] 




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