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diligent
used in Frankenstein

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Definition
hard work and care in tasks — often continuing when others might quit because of difficulties
  • I began to study them with diligence.
    Chapter 15 (34% in)
diligence = hard work and care
  • Under the guidance of my new preceptors I entered with the greatest diligence into the search of the philosopher's stone and the elixir of life; but the latter soon obtained my undivided attention.
    Chapter 2 (70% in)
  • As it drew nearer I observed that it was the Swiss diligence; it stopped just where I was standing, and on the door being opened, I perceived Henry Clerval, who, on seeing me, instantly sprung out.
    Chapter 5 (43% in)

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