"diligences" in the noun sense
conscientiousness in paying proper attention to a task giving the degree of care required in a given situation
2. diligence, industriousness, industry
persevering determination to perform a task
"his diligence won him quick promotions"
"frugality and industry are still regarded as virtues"
3. application, diligence
a diligent effort
"it is a job requiring serious application"
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