Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

Word: assiduous

Definition: diligent


Sentences Containing 'assiduous'

It is true, between ourselves, that M. de Morcerf is one of the most assiduous peers at the Luxembourg, a general renowned for theory, but a most mediocre amateur of art.
Meanwhile M. Cavalcanti the elder had returned to his service, not in the army of his majesty the Emperor of Austria, but at the gaming table of the baths of Lucca, of which he was one of the most assiduous courtiers.
Meissonier enjoyed great success in his lifetime, and was acclaimed both for his mastery of fine detail and assiduous craftsmanship.
They are particularly welcomed on bowling and golf greens because they are assiduous in extracting larvae of moths and beetles that feed on the roots of the grass.
Under his direction Faulkner devoted himself to assiduous study of the first principles of the art and spent upwards of two years in the study of the antique alone.
Under the wise and patient guidance of such a teacher, who, as also affirmed by Vittorio Sgarbi in the above-noted article, turned out to be the complete opposite of what was rumored, he devoted himself for long years to assiduous studies, unto the smallest details, of the masters of painting, while his collection became enriched with ever more important new pieces, discovered on his own amid private holdings, at small auctions, at antique dealers or even espied in larger auctions where they passed unnoticed.

More Vocab Words

::: optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
::: adjuration - solemn urging; V. adjure: entreat earnestly; enjoin solemnly
::: rescind - repeal; annul; cancel (a law, decision, or agreement)
::: emaciated - thin and wasted (from hunger or illness)
::: stratagem - deceptive scheme; clever trick
::: retribution - deserved punishment for wrongdoing; punishment for offenses; compensation; vengeance; CF. pay back
::: meddlesome - interfering; V. meddle: interfere
::: effete - having lost one's original power; barren; worn out; exhausted
::: meticulous - excessively careful (with great attention to detail); painstaking; scrupulous
::: rancid - having the odor of stale or decomposing fat; rank