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diligent
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
she is diligent
Definition
hard work and care in tasks — often continuing when others might quit because of difficulties
  • You have been reading the papers diligently of late, have you not?
    Adventure X — The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor (5% in)
diligently = carefully each day
There are no more uses of "diligent" flagged with this meaning in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.

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  • "Eight weeks passed away like this, and I had written about Abbots and Archery and Armour and Architecture and Attica, and hoped with diligence that I might get on to the B's before very long.
    Adventure II — The Red-Headed League (41% in)

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