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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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