What is the opposite of lazy?

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Adjective
Opposite for disinclined to exertion
“He was a hard-working student who applied himself daily towards his academic goals.”
Adjective
Opposite for lacking in energy
“She was feeling really energetic in the morning after having a good night's sleep.”
Adjective
Opposite for failing to give proper care or attention
“The results of this report are flawless due to your careful attention to detail.”
Adjective
Opposite for relaxed or leisurely
“I desperately need a break after a laborious week at the office.”
Adjective
(informal) Opposite for requiring little effort
“Though not blessed with skill, the amateur basketball player scored a hard-earned fifteen points against the pros.”
Adjective
(of body parts) Opposite for loose hanging
“The puppy dog had perky ears which made it look attentive all the time.”
Verb
(informal) Opposite for to act in a lazy manner
“Prior to our holiday, we had to hustle at work everyday.”
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