hardworking


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Adj.1.hardworking - characterized by hard work and perseverancehardworking - characterized by hard work and perseverance
diligent - characterized by care and perseverance in carrying out tasks; "a diligent detective investigates all clues"; "a diligent search of the files"

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He felt shy with her and in his heart he resented her great beauty: she dressed more magnificently than became the wife of a hardworking surgeon; and the charming furniture of her house, the flowers among which she lived even in winter, suggested an extravagance which he deplored.
I lent money to those who needed it, giving the preference to hardworking poor people, because they served as an example.
As time and place permitted I had succeeded in producing a supply of everything for which I had first created a need, in attracting families of hardworking people into the district, and in implanting a desire to own land in them all.
He was poor, but he was a well-educated, hardworking young fellow, and Mlle.
He is competent, hardworking, honest and capable of real love.
THE announcement that the Conservatives were the party of the hardworking people of this country was soon buried with the statement that tax credits will be cut costing up to PS1,300 per year for some of these hardworking people who our country is so dependent on.
A HARDWORKING couple desperate to get on the housing ladder are trapped living in a single room with their two young children.
It is about time that parents who take responsibility for caring for their families - hardworking or not - got some sort of recognition.
no thought for the inconvenience and financial "This is a cowardly act by someone whose only gain from these offences can be to think it is harmless fun to cause damage to the property of hardworking members of the "This is a cowardly act by someone whose only gain from these offences can be to think it is harmless fun to cause damage to the property of hardworking members of the community.
For far too long, these hardworking employees have not had the respect and dignity on the job that they deserve," said Mike Scott, President of Local 769.
Stephen Crabb MP: "This is good news for hardworking families and businesses across Wales.
If Mr Williams opened his eyes he would see that it was hardworking mums and dads on the picket lines.