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probity
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition complete moral integrity
  • The buccaneer on the wave might relinquish his calling and become at once if he chose, a man of probity and piety on land; nor, even in the full career of his reckless life, was he regarded as a personage with whom it was disreputable to traffic or casually associate.
    Chapter 21 -- The New England Holiday (79% in)

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