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conscientious
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The Great Gatsby
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  • I took dinner usually at the Yale Club — for some reason it was the gloomiest event of my day — and then I went up-stairs to the library and studied investments and securities for a conscientious hour.
  • The other girl, Daisy, made an attempt to rise — she leaned slightly forward with a conscientious expression — then she laughed, an absurd, charming little laugh, and I laughed too and came forward into the room.
  • Gatsby got himself into a shadow and, while Daisy and I talked, looked conscientiously from one to the other of us with tense, unhappy eyes.

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  • She is conscientious in the lab.
  • Some of the faculty are pretty conscientious.
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye

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