Careful and persistent work or effort.
- It's all just going to take diligence and persistence and we've got plenty of that.
- Consequently, effort and diligence were not always explicitly known.
- If he or she was guilty of no want of diligence and used every effort to secure the appearance of the accused man, it might be proper to remit it entirely.
Words that rhyme with diligencenegligence • intransigence
A public stagecoach.
Late 17th century: from French, shortened from carrosse de diligence 'coach of speed'.
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