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Determined and ambitious

sedulous

adjective

showing continued hard work, effort, and determination

determined

adjective

not willing to let anything prevent you from doing what you have decided to do

insistent

adjective

saying very firmly that something must happen or that something is true

ambitious

adjective

determined to be successful, rich, famous, etc.

persistent

adjective

continuing to do something in a determined way

driven

adjective

always trying very hard to achieve things and be successful

motivated

adjective

enthusiastic and determined to achieve success

purposeful

adjective

determined to achieve a goal

dedicated

adjective

spending all your time and effort on something

competitive

adjective

always trying to be more successful than other people

mom jeans

a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable

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lit only by twilight

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Employed but with No Disposable Income or Savings: people who are in work but only earn just enough to live on

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