adjective :: Very applicable; well adapted; suitable or fit; relevant;
"It is odd therefore, that the one apposite passage which recurred to me in its entirety was in hexameters and pentameters." --Hornung, E. W.
adjective :: Diligent in application or pursuit; constant, steady, and persevering in business, or in endeavors to effect an object; steadily industrious; assiduous
"She wondered what sort of herbs they were which the old man was so sedulous to gather." --Hawthorne, Nathaniel
adjective :: Uttering or writing censure; containing, or characterized by, abuse; scolding; abusive.
"'All right; I won't,' he said decisively, realizing that the discussion was in danger of becoming a vituperative, schoolboy argument." --London, Jack
noun :: Readiness of belief; a disposition to believe on slight evidence.
"If we wish to know to what daring lengths cunning can go, to what pitiable self-delusion credulity can consent, we must watch the proceedings--even while we shrink from them--of a Mercy Merrick and a Julian Gray." --Collins, Wilkie
adjective :: Casting a bright light; radiant; brilliant; resplendent; shining; splendid.
"The refulgent rays transformed the interior of the soiled and squalid canvas to the splendor of a palace in the eyes of the dreaming man." --Burroughs, Edgar Rice
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