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 Meanings and Examples of DILIGENT
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diligent
 a.  assiduous; industrious; hard working
Classic Sentence: (51 in 4 pages)
1  Raymie was diligent and rather strong.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
2  She had a hen-like, crumb-pecking, diligent appearance.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
3  She was diligent at Red Cross work.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
4  Unable to discover any new victim, these diligent workers of vengeance soon approached their male prisoners, pronouncing the name "La Longue Carabine," with a fierceness that could not be easily mistaken.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
5  While the diligent woodsmen were employed in this manner, Cora and Alice partook of that refreshment which duty required much more than inclination prompted them to accept.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 13
6  "We forget our errand," returned the diligent Duncan.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 20
7  A farmer had a faithful and diligent servant, who had worked hard for him three years, without having been paid any wages.
Grimms' Fairy Tales By Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Get Context   In THE MISER IN THE BUSH
8  I watch your career with interest, because I consider you a specimen of a diligent, orderly, energetic woman: not because I deeply compassionate what you have gone through, or what you still suffer.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
9  I found, on glancing at the remaining contents of the newspaper, that Mr. Micawber was a diligent and esteemed correspondent of that journal.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 63. A VISITOR
10  But since this mystery is of such a nature that nobody can know or use it unless he be prepared by long and diligent self-purification, not everyone can hope to attain it quickly.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER III
11  Magua approached the horses, and affected to be well pleased with the diligence and ingenuity of his comrades.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
12  But all this diligence and speed were not without an object.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
13  Here the scout seemed to be once more at home, for he held on this way with the certainty and diligence of a man who moved in the security of his own knowledge.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14
14  The instant their mistake was rectified, the whole party retraced the error with the utmost diligence.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 14
15  The chase was renewed with a diligence rendered tenfold encouraging by this glimpse of the captive.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32
Example Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  If the short cut to learning, it also must be diligent.
2  A diligent person, although because of his hard work and damage to his spiritual insight or fresh and creative, but he still will be praised.
3  Your diligent combined with your innate talent indicates a dynamic future.
4  Meyers is a diligent and prolific worker.
5  Though he's not clever, he's a diligent worker and has often done well in the examinations.
6  The boy is more diligent than anybody else.
7  Hats off to our diligent readers on New Year's Eve.
8  Lazy hands to be poor; diligent, get rich.
9  Idle such as vinegar, can soften the spirit of the calcareous; diligent like alcohol, can burn the flame of wisdom.
10  It gratified all the vicious vanity that was in him; and so, instead of winning him, it only "set him up" the more and made him the more diligent to avoid betraying that he knew she was about.
11  Honesty and diligence should be your eternal mates.
12  Care and diligence bring luck.
13  I know no such thing as genius, it is nothing but labour and diligence.
14  The Chinese nation is distinguished for its diligence and courage.
15  No opportunity for the lazy, but diligence can make the most common variable opportunity opportunity.