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used in 1776

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careful to do what is right—especially to perform duties in a thorough manner (as when guided by conscience)
  • In his conscientious way, Bangs proceeded to investigate the darker side of city life that so worried his commander, embarking into the section called the Holy Ground, a foul slum and brothel district west of the Commons, much of which was owned by Trinity Church, hence the name.
    p. 124.6

There are no more uses of "conscientious" in 1776.

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