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  • adv. In an industrious manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an industrious manner; with habitual diligence; assiduously.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an industrious manner

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Examples

  • There is no failure in this country for those whose personal habits are good, and who follow some honest calling industriously, unselfishly, and purely.

    How to Succeed or, Stepping-Stones to Fame and Fortune

  • That isn't what the papers say -- that is what the small band of log-rollers say, calling industriously to one another, like frogs in a pond.

    Prince Fortunatus

  • "_There is no failure in this country for those whose personal habits are good, and who follow some honest calling industriously, unselfishly, and purely.

    Hidden Treasures Or, Why Some Succeed While Others Fail

  • But thanks to boycotts, “by consuming less of what we are not really in want of, and by industriously cultivating and improving the natural advantages of our own country, we might save our substance, even our lands, from becoming the property of others, and we might effectually preserve our virtue and our liberty, to the latest posterity.”

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • From my window I could descry, at no great distance, a very ordinary mortal of a man, working industriously among his cabbages.

    The Dignity of Dollars

  • Early as was the hour, palace maids were industriously serving square - faces of gin.

    THE FEATHERS OF THE SUN

  • He flashed them from the faces of the conspirators to the typewriter which little Mrs. Sethby was industriously operating.

    The Mexican

  • I love it, and must knit it more industriously henceforth.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • The Robot Comics folks have been industriously converting my Creative Commons licensed IDW graphic novel, Cory Doctorow's Futuristic Tales of the Here and Now (which collects six of my short stories adapted to comics form by an array of talented writers and editors) to a multiplicity of mobile phone platforms.

    Boing Boing

  • We forage and harvest, hunt and herd; industriously amassing the abundance proffered by the earth, water and sky.

    Donna Henes: For This, Let Us Be Thankful

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