doggedly doggedly  /ˈdɔ ɡəd li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) with obstinate determination

Usage(s):

  1. And we Americans are doggedly sentimental about our heroes.
  2. By doggedly performing, Izzard turned an experiment into a triumph.
  3. For two years, the puppet King has tried doggedly to curb the Communists, but he is their virtual prisoner in his gilt gingerbread palace at Sinaia.

News

  1. CBS probe finds computer of lead Benghazi reporter was hacked

    CBS News has confirmed a computer of reporter Sharyl Attkisson, who has doggedly pursued the Obama administration’s handling of the Benghazi terror attacks, was hacked into in late 2012.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Fox News

  2. Occupy Mount Tabor Has Some Neighborhood Association Support

    Water politics make strange bedfellows. The news that an Occupy Portland offshoot is planning to camp in a signature park might make a neighborhood association wary—especially when it's a neighborhood association famous for doggedly protecting that park. But one influential member of the Mount Tabor Neighborhood Association is angry enough with the city over its plan to drain the Tabor drinking ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Willamette Week

  3. Schram: Chatter drowns out vital news

    Like yapping terriers doggedly chasing the water stream of a lawn sprinkler as it spins ’round and ’round but never really goes anywhere, the chattering heads on nonstop cable news are still chasing tirelessly after anything new to say about three old miniscandals.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Ventura County Star

Quotes

  1. In addition to fighting America's enemies, Rumsfeld "simultaneously and doggedly pursued an agenda of institutional transformation and reform - grappling with inertia and vested interests like the champion wrestler he once was," Gates said....
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Robert Gates Source: Department of Defense

  2. "Earl has doggedly pursued waste, fraud and mismanagement [and] has the reputation of being one of the best inspector generals that we have in this town," Obama said. "I can't think of any more tenacious and efficient guardian of the...
    on Feb 23, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: CNN

  3. "We doggedly seek the way through: success in Iraq, security for our allies and everlasting victory for freedom," Putnam said. "This week's discussion should be about the way through, not the way back."
    on Feb 14, 2007 By: Adam Putnam Source: Forbes

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