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industrious

  
  
If you describe someone as industrious, you mean they work very hard.      adj   (=hard-working)  
She was an industrious and willing worker.     
  industriously      adv   ADV with v  
Maggie paints industriously all through the summer.     
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industrious

  
  
active, assiduous, busy, conscientious, diligent, energetic, hard-working, laborious, persevering, persistent, productive, purposeful, sedulous, steady, tireless, zealous  
  
Antonyms     
   good-for-nothing, idle, indolent, lackadaisical, lazy, shiftless, slothful  

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