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diligence

noun

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attentive and persistent effort
  • through the diligence and ingenuity of a single detective, the gang's ringleader was finally caught

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The first known use of diligence was in the 14th century

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“Diligence.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/diligence. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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