Origin of assiduous
Examples from the Web for assiduously
Cumberbatch and Hunter have assiduously avoided being identified as celebrity couple until now.
Four UBS traders, including one manager, assiduously worked with other banks to manipulate some LIBORs.Speed Read: The Juiciest Bits From the UBS LIBOR Settlement |Matthew Zeitlin|December 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And like the Zionists, they assiduously and effectively lobbied the nations of the world to support the resolution.
The 47-year-old Virginian has assiduously created an identity for himself as face of the new Republican guard.
He has taken care of the little guy, assiduously bringing home federal bucks to his impoverished district.
That Boston newspaper, the Traveler, in spreading the Chamberlain unpleasantness, was assiduously biographical.The Church of St. Bunco|Gordon Clark
The appeal was comprehensible, and the charioteer, assiduously obliging, fell to posture of checking none too volant steeds.The So-called Human Race|Bert Leston Taylor
Read it, Gordon dear, and assiduously train your character away from Numa's.Dear Enemy|Jean Webster
Meditating so many subjects so assiduously, Schiller knew not what it was to be unemployed.The Life of Friedrich Schiller|Thomas Carlyle
He had placed his ripe wisdom, the talents he had so assiduously cultivated, at the services of his fellow citizens.The Prodigal Judge|Vaughan Kester
Word Origin for assiduous
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.