One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘she was very pertinacious in her questions’
determined, tenacious, persistent, persevering, assiduous, purposeful, resolute, dogged, indefatigable, insistent, single-minded, unrelenting, relentless, implacable, uncompromising, unyielding, tireless, unshakeable, importunate, stubborn, stubborn as a mule, mulish, obstinate, obdurate, strong-willed, headstrong, inflexible, unbending, intransigent, intractable, pig-headed, bull-headed, stiff-necked, with one's feet dug in, with one's toes dug in, wilful, refractory, contrary, perverse
British informal bloody-minded
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