Pervicacy Per"vi*ca*cy, n. [L. pervicacia.] Pervicacity. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • pervicacy — noun ( es) Etymology: Latin pervicacia, from pervicac , pervicax + ia y obsolete : pervicaciousness …   Useful english dictionary

  • Obstinacy — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Obstinacy >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 obstinateness obstinateness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 obstinacy obstinacy tenacity Sgm: N 1 cussedness cussedness =>(U.S.) Sgm: N 1 perseverance perseverance &c. 604a …   English dictionary for students

  • pervicaciousness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being pervicacious : great obstinacy or willfulness * * * pervicāˈciousness, pervicacity / kasˈi ti/ or (obsolete) pervicacy /pûrˈvi kə si/ noun • • • Main Entry: ↑pervicacious …   Useful english dictionary

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