DILIGENT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of diligent
Definition:
a. assiduous; industrious; hard-working
Example:
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.
Sentence in Classic:
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 The Brothers Grimm Context
But three weeks had already passed, and the most diligent search had been unsuccessful; the attempted robbery and the murder of the robber by his comrade were almost forgotten in anticipation of the approaching marriage of Mademoiselle Danglars to the Count Andrea Cavalcanti.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
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 Context
I sat up on the coping of the bridge admiring my frail canvas shoes which I had diligently pipeclayed overnight and watching the docile horses pulling a tramload of business people up the hill.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
They worked diligently hardly raising their faces from the ground, and not knowing whether to be more frightened of the pigs or of the human visitors.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
The host followed with Marya Antonovna Naryshkina; then came ambassadors, ministers, and various generals, whom Peronskaya diligently named.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
This, at the time I write, has been proved, I believe, to be the case; but, as it would have been flat blasphemy against the system to have hinted such a doubt then, I looked out for the penitence as diligently as I could.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
For abuse and menace take nothing from the strength of an adversary; the latter only making him more cautious, while the former inflames his hatred against you, and leads him to consider more diligently how he may cause you hurt.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context