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assiduous
used in War and Peace

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Definition
diligent (showing care and persistent effort)
  • Dohkturov, a little man, sat opposite Weyrother, with an assiduous and modest mien, and stooping over the outspread map conscientiously studied the dispositions and the unfamiliar locality.
    Book Three — 1805 (66% in)
  • The Military Governor of Moscow, who had been assiduous in sending aides-de-camp to inquire after the count's health, came himself that evening to bid a last farewell to the celebrated grandee of Catherine's court, Count Bezukhov.
    Book One — 1805 (62% in)
  • Toll, who in this battle played the part of Weyrother at Austerlitz, galloped assiduously from place to place, finding everything upside down everywhere.
    Book Thirteen — 1812 (27% in)

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