Stakhanovite


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Sta·kha·nov·ite

 (stə-kä′nə-vīt′)
n.
A Soviet worker honored and rewarded for exceptional diligence in increasing production.

[After Aleksei Grigorievich Stakhanov (1906-1977), Soviet miner.]
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On the other hand, despite being a literary Stakhanovite almost on a par with the Queen herself, Wilson is always worth reading.
Those early months instilling a demanding new micro-managed ethic of professional perfectionism are now bearing fruit as we see an highly organised, tactically astute and physically imposing side with an Stakhanovite work ethic and bewildering, fluid attacking options.
From time to time, The Stakhanovite Splitist Section of the Te Henga Nurses' Collective hears and reports on investigations into the Nation's health.
This was extended, of course, into Eastern Europe, where the coal miner Adolf Hennecke was the East German Stakhanovite and Wincenty Pstrowski the Polish.
How does one reconcile the tension, for example, between a room of Stakhanovite posters and documents and one of the show's most prominent contemporary artworks--a huge patchwork quilt titled Para-production, 2008-12, by Ni Haifeng?
While much of this change is a result of classic Stakhanovite labour mobilisation, the market economy is increasingly visible as well, most literally in the form of the large and crowded public markets, where most consumer goods are now purchased.
enlivened by description Stakhanovite I love words, and enjoy as much variety in them as possible.
He is thus in the perfect position, mentally and physically, to approach his job with this sort of Stakhanovite work ethic and he appreciates that in five or six years it may all catch up with him and he'll need to take a step back.
Her speechwriting sessions always were Stakhanovite occasions at which several speechwriters labored over ever-changing texts, sometimes for days and, invariably, late into the night.
Stakhanov and the Stakhanovite Movement are still well-known throughout the former Soviet Union, and are often cited as examples of the worst of Communist-era propaganda.
Its appeal to sophisticated Russian theatergoers might have been that it had no tractors, no Stakhanovite workers, no heroic Red Army, none of the tawdry claptrap of typical Soviet propaganda.
Whatever the case, the rewards for the reader, though not negligible, are hardly commensurate with the Stakhanovite efforts of the author-editor.