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compunction
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David Copperfield
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  • I had little doubt then, and I have less doubt now, that he would have knocked me down without the least compunction, if I had hesitated.
  • So much compunction for having ever wronged him, even by a shapeless thought, did I feel within me, that the confession of having done so was rising to my lips.

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  • While most developed nations recognize the embargo, China ignores it without compunction.
  • Stop up the access and passage to remorse,
    That no compunctious visitings of nature
    Shake my fell purpose
    William Shakespeare  --  Macbeth

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