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diligence (2 is mainly contextual)
1. assiduity, esp. in service 1H6 V. iii. 9 “your accustom'd to me,” Ham. V. ii. 95 “all of spirit,” Cym. IV. iii. 20.
2. speed, dispatch Tp. I. ii. 304 “hence with ,” Lr. I. v. 4 “If your be not speedy” ; (quasi-personified) Tp. V. i. 241 “Bravely, my diligence.”
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    • William Shakespeare, King Lear, 1.5
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    • William Shakespeare, The First Part of Henry VI, 5.3
    • William Shakespeare, The Tempest, 1.2
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