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industrious
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Babbitt
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  • She was loyal, industrious, and at rare times merry.
  • The real villains of the piece are the clean, kind, industrious Family Men who use every known brand of trickery and cruelty to insure the prosperity of their cubs.
  • He liked three kinds of films: pretty bathing girls with bare legs; policemen or cowboys and an industrious shooting of revolvers; and funny fat men who ate spaghetti.
  • It was a world of good little people, comfortable, industrious, credulous.
  • The Doppelbraus were respectable people, industrious people, prosperous people, whose ideal of happiness was an eternal cabaret.
  • She was so impersonal, this slight, pale, industrious Swede, that it was vulgar to think of her as going to an ordinary home to eat hash.

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  • She is likely to succeed in the job because she is smart, friendly, and industrious.
  • She is the most industrious of all Tashi’s father’s widows, and her fields are praised for their cleanliness, productivity and general attractiveness.
    Alice Walker  --  The Color Purple

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