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qualms
Used In
Middlemarch
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  • Riding was an indulgence which she allowed herself in spite of conscientious qualms; she felt that she enjoyed it in a pagan sensuous way, and always looked forward to renouncing it.
  • But Mrs. Dunkirk had qualms and yearnings about her daughter, who had long been regarded as lost both to God and her parents.

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  • She has no qualms about doing whatever it takes to win.
  • Despite qualms about discussing her friends, she agreed to cooperate with the investigation.

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