Definitions

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  • adj. Not shirking; attentive to one's duty.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ shirking

Examples

  • A number of authentic testimonials of bishops and royal visiting inspectors speak with the greatest admiration of the religious zeal, the devotion, purity of morals, Christian brotherly love, and conscientiousness of the Indians, as well as the unshirking devotion and the edifying lives of the priests.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • At approximately 6: 14 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on this 14th day of September, after eight years of faithful and unshirking service, our Eureka Whirlwind Bagless Upright Vacuum sucked his last.

    Notes on a Napkin

  • Watchmen movie down into the same cultural space as Battlestar Galactica for its unshirking willingness to be harsh and honest and sour.)

    FlickFilosopher.com

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