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- adv. Applying constant and enduring effort to a task or course of action; in a sedulous manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a sedulous manner; diligently; industriously; assiduously.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a sedulous manner
Whilst it is most important that nothing should be done to give colour to the idea sedulously promoted by the Hindu politician that Government intend to favour, or, as he generally puts it, to "pamper," the
'eagerly,' 'sedulously'; cf. use of the word for [Greek: spoudaiôs], St. Luke vii.
Such should be sedulously cherished, and it were well to depute this to their men-folk, the nearer of kin the better.
In much the way costume designers offer up sketches and swatches for a director's approval, casting directors—who work as independent operators or are affiliated with studios, directors or production companies—present a sedulously curated lineup of actors for parts large and very small.
From there, he would bring back postcards, sedulously and with obvious pleasure gleaned from their racks in various museums and churches at 10 to 20 lire each: Caravaggios, Bellinis, Michelangelos.
Those sedulously cultivated dandelions are very much a part of the mix.
Attorney, in D.C., who is reported to be working sedulously to make an "example" of the green activist who will likely face months, and as much as three years behind bars for nothing more than hanging two banners urging environmental action from inside a Senate building.
Though sheltered by a massive C. I.A.-funded tunnel complex fitted with bunkers and hospital beds, he sedulously manufactured the cult of personality that would make him a household name.
By contrast, the fact that we have been unable to secure the small city of Marja, much less take on the larger job of Kandahar, is because nobody right down to the village folk whom we are so sedulously courting with good deeds and restrictive rules of engagement believes that Barack Obama believes in his own war.
He who sits still in a house all the time may be the greatest vagrant of all; but the saunterer, in the good sense, is no more vagrant than the meandering river, which is all the while sedulously seeking the shortest course to the sea.
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