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Diligent

Dil´i`gent
a.1.Prosecuted with careful attention and effort; careful; painstaking; not careless or negligent.
The judges shall make diligent inquisition.
- Deut. xix. 18.
2.Interestedly and perseveringly attentive; steady and earnest in application to a subject or pursuit; assiduous; industrious.
Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings.
- Prov. xxii. 29.
Diligent cultivation of elegant literature.
- Prescott.
Adj.1.diligent - quietly and steadily persevering especially in detail or exactness; "a diligent (or patient) worker"; "with persevering (or patient) industry she revived the failing business"
Synonyms: persevering
2.diligent - characterized by care and perseverence in carrying out tasks; "a diligent detective investigates all clues"; "a diligent search of the files"
Antonyms:
negligent - characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern; "negligent parents"; "negligent of detail"; "negligent in his correspondence"
academic, advertent, agog, alert, all ears, all eyes, ardent, attentive, aware, bookish, careful, concentrated, conscientious, conscious, constant, continuing, devoted to studies, dogged, donnish, dryasdust, earnest, elaborate, enduring, energetic, faithful, fervent, finical, finicking, finicky, hard, hardworking, heedful, immutable, inalterable, indefatigable, indomitable, insistent, intense, intent, intentive, invincible, laborious, lasting, loyal, mandarin, meticulous, mindful, never idle, never-tiring, nice, niggling, observant, observing, obstinate, on the ball, on the job, open-eared, open-eyed, openmouthed, operose, owlish, painstaking, patient as Job, pedantic, permanent, persevering, persistent, persisting, pertinacious, plodding, plugging, preoccupied, professorial, punctilious, rabbinic, rapt, regardful, relentless, resolute, scholarly, scholastic, scrupulous, sedulous, single-minded, sleepless, slogging, stable, steadfast, steady, strenuous, stubborn, studious, tenacious, thorough, thoroughgoing, tireless, unabating, unconquerable, undaunted, undiscouraged, undrooping, unfailing, unfaltering, unflagging, unflinching, unintermitting, uninterrupted, unnodding, unrelaxing, unrelenting, unremitting, unsleeping, unsparing, unswerving, untiring, unwavering, unwearied, unwearying, unwinking, utterly attentive, vehement, watchful, weariless, zealous
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