operosely

operose

[op-uh-rohs]
adjective
1.
industrious, as a person.
2.
done with or involving much labor.

Origin:
1660–70; < Latin operōsus busy, active, equivalent to oper- (stem of opus) work + -ōsus -ose1

operosely, adverb
operoseness, noun
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operose (ˈɒpəˌrəʊs)
 
adj
1.  laborious
2.  industrious; busy
 
[C17: from Latin operōsus painstaking, from opus work]
 
'operosely
 
adv
 
'operoseness
 
n

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operose
"involving much labor," 1670s, from L. operosus "taking great pains, laborious," from opus (gen. operis) "work" (see opus).
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