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David Copperfield
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  • Mr. Omer’s face and manner went for so much, that I could conscientiously nod my head, as divining his meaning.
  • ’My son’s tutor is a conscientious gentleman; and if I had not implicit reliance on my son, I should have reliance on him.’
  • Really conscientious, now?’
  • Conscientious, is he?
  • Then he’s not — but of course he can’t be, if he’s really conscientious.
  • You can’t think how it elevates him in my opinion, to know for certain that he’s really conscientious!’
  • Really conscientious?
  • I have therefore forborne to mention them to Miss Spenlow’s father’; looking severely at him— ’knowing how little disposition there usually is in such cases, to acknowledge the conscientious discharge of duty.’

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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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