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industrious
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
characterized by a habit of hard work
  • I do know that the industrious bees do the most of it.
    Book 1 — Genesis (98% in)
  • Mama Lo doesn't have any husband, though she's as industrious as the day is long.
    Book 2 — Revelation (23% in)
  • Their industrious need made me light-headed: my dresses would be curtains, and my curtains, dresses.
    Book 5 — Exodus (2% in)

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