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Date: 1300-1400
Language: French
Origin: Latin, present participle of diligere 'to put high value on, love'

diligent

adjective
     
dil‧i‧gent
someone who is diligent works hard and is careful and thorough:
a diligent student
diligently adverb:
They worked diligently all morning.
diligence noun [uncountable]

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