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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
advertent, agog, alert, all ears, all eyes, ardent, attentive, aware, careful, concentrated, conscious, constant, continuing, diligent, dogged, earnest, elaborate, enduring, energetic, faithful, fervent, finical, finicking, finicky, hard, hardworking, heedful, immutable, inalterable, indefatigable, indomitable, industrious, insistent, intense, intent, intentive, invincible, laborious, lasting, loyal, meticulous, mindful, never idle, never-tiring, nice, niggling, observant, observing, obstinate, on the ball, on the job, open-eared, open-eyed, openmouthed, operose, painstaking, patient, patient as Job, permanent, perseverant, persevering, persistent, persisting, pertinacious, plodding, plugging, preoccupied, rapt, regardful, relentless, resolute, sedulous, single-minded, sleepless, slogging, stable, steadfast, steady, strenuous, stubborn, tenacious, thorough, thoroughgoing, tireless, unabating, unconquerable, undaunted, undiscouraged, undrooping, unfailing, unfaltering, unflagging, unflinching, unintermitting, uninterrupted, unnodding, unrelaxing, unrelenting, unremitting, unsleeping, unsparing, unswerving, untiring, unwavering, unwearied, unwearying, unwinking, utterly attentive, vehement, watchful, weariless, zealous
Dictionary Results for assiduous:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
assiduous
    adj 1: marked by care and persistent effort; "her assiduous
           attempts to learn French"; "assiduous research";
           "sedulous pursuit of legal and moral principles" [syn:
           assiduous, sedulous]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Assiduous \As*sid"u*ous\, a. [L. assiduus, fr. assid?re to sit
   near or close; ad + sed[=e]re to sit. See Sit.]
   1. Constant in application or attention; devoted; attentive;
      unremitting.
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            She grows more assiduous in her attendance.
                                                  --Addison.
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   2. Performed with constant diligence or attention;
      unremitting; persistent; as, assiduous labor.
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            To weary him with my assiduous cries. --Milton.
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   Syn: Diligent; attentive; sedulous; unwearied; unintermitted;
        persevering; laborious; indefatigable.
        [1913 Webster] As*sid"u*ous*ly, adv. --
        As*sid"u*ous*ness, n.
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