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dutiful

du·ti·ful

dutiful

 
pronunciation:
du tih fl
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part of speech: adjective
definition: doing what is expected or required.
Dutiful children go to bed without a lot of fuss when they are asked to.
synonyms:
loyal
similar words:
dependable, diligent, obedient, reliable, responsible, scrupulous, willing
derivations: dutifully (adv.), dutifulness (n.)
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