Sedulous

Sed"u*lous

(?; 135), a. [L. sedulus, perhaps from sedere to sit, and so akin to E. sit.] Diligent in application or pursuit; constant, steady, and persevering in business, or in endeavors to effect an object; steadily industrious; assiduous; as, the sedulous bee.
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What signifies the sound of words in prayer, without the affection of the heart, and a sedulous application of the proper means that may naturally lead us to such an end?
L'Estrange.
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Syn. -- Assiduous; diligent; industrious; laborious; unremitting; untiring; unwearied; persevering.
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-- Sed"u*lous*ly, adv. -- Sed"u*lous*ness, n.
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