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Wordnet 3.0


1. in an industrious manner;
- Example: "they hoed up weeds industriously all morning"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Industrious \In*dus"tri*ous\, a. [L. industrius, industriosus: cf. F. industrieux. See Industry.] [1913 Webster] 1. Given to industry; characterized by diligence; constantly, regularly, or habitually occupied; busy; assiduous; not slothful or idle; -- commonly implying devotion to lawful and useful labor. [1913 Webster] Frugal and industrious men are commonly friendly to the established government. --Sir W. Temple. [1913 Webster] 2. Steadily and perseveringly active in a particular pursuit or aim; as, he was negligent in business, but industrious in pleasure; an industrious mischief maker. [1913 Webster] Industrious to seek out the truth of all things. --Spenser. -- In*dus"tri*ous*ly, adv. -- In*dus"tri*ous*ness, n. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

industriously adv 1: in an industrious manner; "they hoed up weeds industriously all morning"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

72 Moby Thesaurus words for "industriously": ardently, arduously, assiduously, bec et ongles, carefully, cautiously, circumspectly, considerately, devotedly, diligently, doggedly, effortfully, energetically, faithfully, fervently, hammer and tongs, hard, heart and soul, heedfully, indefatigably, insistently, laboriously, lovingly, loyally, manfully, mindfully, operosely, painstakingly, patiently, perseveringly, persistently, persistingly, pertinaciously, ploddingly, regardfully, relentlessly, resolutely, sedulously, sloggingly, solicitously, strenuously, tenaciously, tenderly, the hard way, thoroughgoingly, thoroughly, thoughtfully, tirelessly, toilsomely, tooth and nail, unabatingly, unfalteringly, unflaggingly, unflinchingly, unintermittingly, uninterruptedly, unrelentingly, unremittingly, unrestingly, unsleepingly, unsparingly, unswervingly, untiringly, unwaveringly, unwearyingly, vehemently, wearilessly, with a will, with care, with effort, with great care, zealously