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.
There has been assiduous woo-ing of the political establishment too.
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.
I think Samoval is becoming too attentive and too assiduous.
Possibly he was as assiduous in his duties as modern university athletes in their studies; the neglect was merely comparative.
She was as pleasant as her husband, and I paid her an assiduous court.
During his residence here, he was known as an assiduous collector of historical data.
Bellon was an assiduous hackney writer and translator of the day.
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.