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Babbitt
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  • His stomach ceased to feel as though it did not belong to him, but Verona began to be conscientious and annoying, and abruptly there returned to Babbitt the doubts regarding life and families and business which had clawed at him when his dream-life and the slim fairy girl had fled.
  • But as they had gone conscientiously through each of these analyses before, the conversation staggered.
  • When Zenith’s lone Conscientious Objector came home from prison and was righteously run out of town, the newspapers referred to the perpetrators as an "unidentified mob."
  • He smiled conscientiously at her fluttering jests; he agreed with her that Minnie Sonntag was "so hard to get along with," and young Pete "such a silly lazy kid, really just no good at all."

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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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