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Word of the Day 2/11/14 Assiduous

Assiduous (adjective)
as·sid·u·ous [uh-sij-oo-uhs]


adjective
1. constant; unremitting: assiduous reading.
2. constant in application or effort; working diligently at a task; persevering; industrious; attentive: an assiduous student.

Synonyms
1. continuous, tireless, persistent.
2. studious, diligent, sedulous.

Antonyms
1, 2. inconstant, lazy.


Origin: 1530–40; < Latin assiduus, equivalent to assid ( ēre ) to sit near, beside, dwell close to (see assess) + -uus deverbal adj. suffix; see -ous

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Feb. 21st, 2014 01:33 pm (UTC)
I'd sink Us to Swim [H50; Everyone & Steve]
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