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industrious
used in Babbitt

6 uses
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Definition
characterized by a habit of hard work
  • She was loyal, industrious, and at rare times merry.
    Chapter 6 (98% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 7 (86% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 12 (89% in)
  • It was a world of good little people, comfortable, industrious, credulous.
    Chapter 28 (26% in)
  • The Doppelbraus were respectable people, industrious people, prosperous people, whose ideal of happiness was an eternal cabaret.
    Chapter 29 (47% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 32 (66% in)

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