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sed·u·lous

 (sĕj′ə-ləs)
adj.
Persevering and constant in effort or application; assiduous. See Synonyms at diligent.

[From Latin sēdulus, from sēdulō, zealously : , without; see s(w)e- in Indo-European roots + dolō, ablative of dolus, trickery (probably from Greek dolos, cunning; see del- in Indo-European roots).]

sed′u·lous·ly adv.
sed′u·lous·ness, se·du′li·ty (sĭ-do͞o′lĭ-tē, -dyo͞o′-) n.
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Adv.1.sedulously - in a sedulous manner; "this illusion has been sedulously fostered"
Translations
بِتَواصُل، بِمُثابَرَه
vytrvale
ihærdigt
meî iîni
vytrvalo
gayretle azimle

sedulously

[ˈsedjʊləslɪ] ADVasiduamente, diligentemente

sedulous

(ˈsedjuləs) , ((American) -dʒu-) adjective
(of a person or his efforts etc) steady, earnest and persistent. He worked with sedulous concentration.
ˈsedulously adverb
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I thank you, sir;" and the clerk laid the two sheets of paper alongside and sedulously compared their contents.
My quick-witted attendant fully appreciated the compliment I was paying to the costume of his race, and began more sedulously to arrange the folds of the one only garment which remained to me.
He remembered how carefully and at what length everything relating to form and procedure was discussed at those meetings, and how sedulously and promptly all that related to the gist of the business was evaded.
Yet he set himself sedulously to observe them, conscious that what he saw represented a very large side of life.
Elinor wanted very much to know, though she did not chuse to ask, whether Edward was then in town; but nothing would have induced Fanny voluntarily to mention his name before her, till able to tell her that his marriage with Miss Morton was resolved on, or till her husband's expectations on Colonel Brandon were answered; because she believed them still so very much attached to each other, that they could not be too sedulously divided in word and deed on every occasion.
Immediately surrounding Mrs Musgrove were the little Harvilles, whom she was sedulously guarding from the tyranny of the two children from the Cottage, expressly arrived to amuse them.
In this view they were sedulously abetted by their mothers, aunts and other elderly female relatives, who all shared Mrs.
She kept her eyes turned sedulously away from Granet.
The young man regarded the last speaker in open admiration, and even permitted her fairer, though certainly not more beautiful companion, to proceed unattended, while he sedulously opened the way himself for the passage of her who has been called Cora.
When Correggio's Holy Families were admired, they admired Correggio's Holy Families; when he was decried in favour of Velasquez, they sedulously followed suit without any personal objection.
Possibly they had some awful form of religion of which that was one of the chief doctrines, sedulously taught by their priesthood, as ours teach the immortality of the soul.
This sort of gingerbread is baked daily and more sedulously than pure wheat or rye-and-Indian in almost every oven, and finds a surer market.