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trouper

noun [C] uk   /ˈtruː.pər/ us    /-pɚ/
a successful entertainer who has had a lot of experience approving anyone with a lot of experience who can be depended on and does not complain: Good old Edna - she's a real trouper to do the washing-up without even being asked! He took his disappointment like a trouper.
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