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industrious
used in A Thousand Acres

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Definition
characterized by a habit of hard work
  • Receipts for sales, outstanding bills, my books, which I had industriously brought up to date, were all presented.
    p. 322.1
  • Every farmer remembers what an unusually sober and industrious young man he was himself.
    p. 283.2
  • Shit, blood, oil, and grease eventually hold sway in spite of the most industrious efforts.
    p. 328.5

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