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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sed·u·lous /ˈsɛʤələs/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sed·u·lous a.  Diligent in application or pursuit; constant, steady, and persevering in business, or in endeavors to effect an object; steadily industrious; assiduous; as, the sedulous bee.
    What signifies the sound of words in prayer, without the affection of the heart, and a sedulous application of the proper means that may naturally lead us to such an end?   --L'Estrange.
 Syn: -- Assiduous; diligent; industrious; laborious; unremitting; untiring; unwearied; persevering.
 -- Sed*u*lous*ly, adv. -- Sed*u*lous*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : marked by care and persistent effort; "her assiduous
            attempts to learn French"; "assiduous research";
            "sedulous pursuit of legal and moral principles" [syn: