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Earnest [ ur-nist]
Earnest is an adjective, i.e., it adds more information about the noun
- A sincere or serious person
- Passionate/ Diligent
- To a greater extent (in earnest)
Usage Example 1: He topped the class because he was the most earnest boy amongst the lot.
Usage Example 2:
Their work began in earnest since the launch date was near.
I am a humble but very earnest seeker after truth.Mahatma Gandhi