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assiduous
used in Pride and Prejudice

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Definition
diligent (showing care and persistent effort)
  • He scarcely ever spoke to her, and the assiduous attentions which he had been so sensible of himself were transferred for the rest of the day to Miss Lucas, whose civility in listening to him was a seasonable relief to them all, and especially to her friend.
    Chapter 21 (4% in)
  • Had you not been really amiable, you would have hated me for it; but in spite of the pains you took to disguise yourself, your feelings were always noble and just; and in your heart, you thoroughly despised the persons who so assiduously courted you.
    Chapter 60 (15% in)

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