There has been assiduous woo-ing of the political establishment too.
But despite her allure, her assiduous assault on New York produced no results.
As an intern at The Nation in 1989, he was an amiable and assiduous fact-checker of my copy.
His assiduous reporting and his smart, passionate commentary have impressed colleagues and readers alike.
But a time came when the lover, monopolised by other cares, perhaps by other intrigues, was no longer so assiduous.
William Pyncheon had also a slave who was "assiduous in hangeing."
Possibly he was as assiduous in his duties as modern university athletes in their studies; the neglect was merely comparative.
Here they made a great change for the better by their assiduous industry.
During his residence here, he was known as an assiduous collector of historical data.
No man so zealous for, or assiduous in, a man's business as himself.
1530s, from Latin assiduus "attending; continually present, incessant; busy; constant," from assidere "to sit down to," thus "constantly occupied" at one's work; from ad "to" (see ad-) + sedere "to sit" (see sedentary). The word acquired a taint of "servility" in 18c. Related: Assiduously; assiduousness.