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Word: sedulous

Definition: diligent; assiduous; paying attention; N. sedulity


Sentences Containing 'sedulous'

In her visit to the United States in 1829, Frances Trollope found in Wheeling "all that sedulous attention which in this country distinguishes a slave state.".

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::: distend - expand; swell out
::: florescence - condition or period of flowering
::: appreciate - be thankful for; increase in worth; be thoroughly conscious of; ADJ. appreciable: enough to be felt; Ex. appreciable difference
::: static - having no motion; unchanging; lacking development; N. stasis: stable state
::: asperity - sharpness; roughness; severity (of temper or weather); Ex. asperities of a Russian winter
::: predecessor - former occupant of a post
::: semblance - outward appearance; guise; Ex. We called in the troops to bring a/some semblance of order to the city.
::: prefatory - introductory; of a preface
::: appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate