Lindsey Vonn’s pertinacious attitude towards bringing home the gold in skiing made her a model for extreme determination at the last Olympics. She had practiced for many years with a pertinacious work ethic which was insistent and unyielding. Her pertinacious, firm spirit paid off as she took the gold medal in the downhill, despite having to stubbornly work through an injury that would have left others calling it quits.
Quiz: What is a pertinacious attitude?
- One that tries to win at all costs, even by cheating.
- One that is too ambitious.