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Word of the Week: diligent

Word of the Week: diligent

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To be careful and/or conscientious in one’s work or duties.

 Synonyms – industrious, hard-working, assiduous, meticulous, painstaking.

 1. His range of reading was extensive, and he was a most diligent student.

 2. After a diligent  search no trace of the contact lenses could be found.

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Entered English in the 14th century is from the Latin verb diligere meaning to value or esteem highly.