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assiduous
used in The War of the Worlds

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diligent (showing care and persistent effort)
  • They were all too assiduously engaged to talk to us as we passed.
    1.12 — Book 1 Chapter 12 — What I Saw of the Destruction of.... (26% in)
assiduously = diligently (marked by care and persistent effort)
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