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I was reading an article about propaganda and I met the phrase below "But over subsequent centuries, the use of propaganda was conscientiously honed". What does "conscientiously honed" mean? Thanks in advance.

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  • "Conscientiously honed" means "very carefully perfected". – user206150 Nov 29 '17 at 10:19
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    What did the dictionary tell you about consciously and hone? – Drew Dec 3 '17 at 22:20
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It means perfectly sharpened and carved with confidence and full awareness.

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    This would be a better answer if it cited a definition. :) – Davo Nov 29 '17 at 12:51

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