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Definition of "sedulous" [sed•u•lous]

  • Persevering and constant in effort or application; assiduous. See Synonyms at busy. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sedulous" in a sentence
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  • "It can seem as if he is not a racing driver at all, but an actor, playing a role with sedulous care."