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Diligence

is that energy and industry which we show when we do what we like (Latin, dilʹigo, I like); but indolence is that listless manner with which we do what thoroughly vexes us. (Latin, in, intensive; doleo, to grieve.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Difference
Digest (The)
Diggings
Diggory
Digit
Dignitary (A)
Dignus Vindice Nodus (Latin)
Dii Penatēs (Latin)
Dilemma
Dilettantë (Italian)
Diligence
Diligence
Dilly (plural, Dillies)
Dim and Distant Future (The)
Dimanche (Monsieur)
Dimetæ
Dimissory
Dimity
Dinah (Aunt)
Dinde
Dine (To)