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worker

 [wer´ker]
an employed person.
social worker a professional trained in the treatment of psychosocial problems of patients and their families; see also social worker.
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Lucky for the players that the workers weren't Joneses.
The superman manipulated the strings, and when robbery of the workers became too slow or monotonous, they turned loose and robbed one another.
Many sound bees had nursed on that frame, well knowing their work was useless; but the actual sight of even useless work destroyed disheartens a good worker.
"Shame!" cried half a dozen old workers with worn wings and nerves, and there was a scuffle and a hum.
Freddie Drummond's fright was due to Mary Condon, President of the International Glove Workers' Union No.
The Laundry Workers, but recently organized, were green at the business, and had petitioned Mary Condon to engineer the strike.
The workers in each of these families were at once producers and consumers.
Thus, as I believe, the wonderful fact of two distinctly defined castes of sterile workers existing in the same nest, both widely different from each other and from their parents, has originated.
The children of the traitors were persecuted by the children of the workers who had been betrayed, until it was impossible for the former to play on the streets or to attend the public schools.
Simultaneously a warning whistle broke from Ghek's lips and in instant response the workers leaped to their feet, one almost in the girl's path.
And what was left of the respirable air must be kept for the workers. Even now, as I write, my recollection is still so vivid that an involuntary terror seizes me and my lungs seem to be without air.
Now he thought of Martha's arrival, of the drunkenness among the workers and his own renunciation of drink, then of their present journey and of Taras's house and the talk about the breaking-up of the family, then of his own lad, and of Mukhorty now sheltered under the drugget, and then of his master who made the sledge creak as he tossed about in it.