[ adverb ] in a sedulous manner


"this illusion has been sedulously fostered"

Used in print

(J. H. Hexter, "Thomas More: On the Margins...)

That a writer who is gay cannot be serious is a common professional illusion , sedulously fostered by all_too many academics who mistakenly believe that their frivolous efforts should be taken seriously because they are expressed with that dreary solemnity which is the only mode of expression their authors are capable of .

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