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Sunday, June 25, 2006

Definitions for sedulous

  1. Diligent in application or pursuit; steadily industrious.
  2. Characterized by or accomplished with care and perseverance.

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Citations for sedulous
He did not attain this distinction by accident but by sedulous study from the cradle forward. Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Clair, Al Gore: A User's Manual
This writing is clearly the product of sedulous art, but it has the flame of spontaneity and the grit of independence both as to mode and spirit. , New York Times
Origin of sedulous
1530-1540
Sedulous is from Latin sedulus, "busy, diligent," from se-, "apart, without" + dolus, "guile, trickery."