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Search phrase: diligent

Plays

 6 result(s).
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
CymbelineCym III.v.121gratitude but be a diligent follower of mine. Wiltgratitude, but be a diligent follower of mine. Wilt
CymbelineCym V.v.86A page so kind, so duteous, diligent,A Page so kinde, so duteous, diligent,
King LearKL V.i.53By diligent discovery; but your hasteBy dilligent discouerie, but your hast
The Taming of the ShrewTS IV.iii.39Here love, thou seest how diligent I am,Heere Loue, thou seest how diligent I am,
The TempestTem III.i.42Brought my too diligent ear. For several virtuesBrought my too diligent eare: for seuerall vertues
Timon of AthensTim III.iv.41too diligent.too diligent.

Glossary

 9 result(s).
attendancediligent service, dutiful ministration, assiduous attention
diligencediligent person, attentive servant
diligentattentive, heedful, ready to respond
diligentassiduous, persistent
officiousobliging, attentive, diligent
painfulpainstaking, diligent, laborious
painfullydiligently, taking great pains
serviceablediligent, subservient, ready to do anything
studiousheedful, devoted, diligent

Thesaurus

 8 result(s).
diligentstudious
diligentpainful
diligentofficious
diligentserviceable
diligent persondiligence
diligent serviceattendance
diligentlypainfully
service, diligentattendance

Words Families

 1 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
DILIGENCEBASICdiligent adj
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