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used in Metamorphosis

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hard work and care in tasks — often continuing when others might quit because of difficulties
  • once the difficulty has been removed, he will certainly work with all the more diligence and concentration.
    I (76% in)
diligence = hard work and care
  • "He's enjoyed his dinner today", she might say when he had diligently cleared away all the food left for him, or if he left most of it, which slowly became more and more frequent, she would often say, sadly, "now everything's just been left there again".
    Ii (25% in)

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