Moxie vs Tenacious - What's the difference?
As a noun moxie
is backbone, determination and fortitude.
As an adjective tenacious is
clinging to an object or surface; adhesive.
backbone, determination and fortitude
initiative or skill
, author=(John Updike)
, title=(Rabbit Redux)
, passage=As a girl she had speed and a knock-kneed moxie at athletics, and might have done more with it if she hadn't harvested all the glory already.
, date = 2011-01-29
, title = (Phineas and Ferb)
, episode = : The Musical!
, season = 2
, number = 38
, people = (Dan Povenmire)
, role = Building Engineer
, at = “Aren't You a Little Young?” (song)
, passage = Yes it's true! / That you seem a little young to do the things that you do, / even with all that moxie you've got.
clinging to an object or surface; adhesive
unwilling to yield or give up; dogged
holding together; cohesive
having a good memory; retentive
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