Word of the day – tenacious

For the next few weeks, METS will be posting a word of the day. Some will be in the SAT prep vein, others will be college-related words you may have heard, and not completely understood.

Today’s word is: tenacious

  1. holding fast; characterized by keeping a firm hold (often followed by of):a tenacious grip on my arm; tenacious of old habits.
  2. highly retentive:a tenacious memory.
  3. pertinacious, persistent, stubborn, or obstinate.
  4. adhesive or sticky; viscous or glutinous.
  5. holding together; cohesive; not easily pulled asunder; tough.