Perverse and Pertinacious


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Perverse adjective – Sticking to an opinion, purpose, or course of action in spite of reason, arguments, or persuasion.
Usage example: a fact so self-evident that not even the most perverse of opponents could deny it

Pertinacious is a synonym for perverse in obstinate topic. In some cases you can use "Pertinacious" instead an adjective "Perverse", when it comes to topics like stubborn, wilful, resist.
Nearby Words: pervert, perverted, perversion, perversity, perversive
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Pertinacious adjective – Continuing despite difficulties, opposition, or discouragement.
Usage example: a pertinacious little boy who was determined to catch and collect reptiles

Perverse is a synonym for pertinacious in determined topic. You can use "Perverse" instead an adjective "Pertinacious", if it concerns topics such as obstinate, stubborn, resist.
Nearby Word: pertinacity
Synonyms for Pertinacious
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Pertinacious or Perverse. 2016. Accessed December 15, 2019.

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