You can count on her. She is scrupulous in her work.
Lenders trust her as a scrupulous property inspector.
She runs an unscrupulous business.
He is so very strict and scrupulous in his notions; over-scrupulous I must say.
Austen, Jane -- Persuasion
Away with scrupulous wit! Now arms must rule.
William Shakespeare -- King Henry the Sixth
A scrupulous writer, in every sentence that he writes, will ask himself at least four questions, thus: 1. What am I trying to say? 2. What words will express it? 3. What image or idiom will make it clearer? 4. Is this image fresh enough to have an effect?
He would be scrupulous about paying support;
Milan Kundera -- The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Hermione had been to a supermarket under the Invisibility Cloak (scrupulously dropping the money into an open till as she left),
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
The trip to Phoenix was very short, though Jared kept the speed scrupulously below the limit.
Stephenie Meyer -- The Host
a beautiful but notoriously unscrupulous woman who lived up to her dishonorable reputation.
Khaled Hosseini -- The Kite Runner
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A shameful, unscrupulous opportunist!
Joseph Heller -- Catch-22
The boy sitting next to Ender was scrupulously careful not to touch him.
Orson Scott Card -- Ender’s Game
I have always been strictly just and scrupulous in my summing up of a case.
Agatha Christie -- And Then There Were None
...that unscrupulous toad Zahid,
Khaled Hosseini -- And The Mountains Echoed
He took what he could get, ravenously and unscrupulously...
F. Scott Fitzgerald -- The Great Gatsby
you were not very scrupulous in the means you used.
Arthur Conan Doyle -- The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
she was a most unscrupulous spy and listener
Charles Dickens -- Great Expectations
...we have not been too scrupulous.
J.R.R. Tolkien -- The Fellowship of the Ring
If you knew Stradlater, you’d have been worried, too. ... He was unscrupulous.
J.D. Salinger -- The Catcher in the Rye
But others are by no means so scrupulous.
Herman Melville -- Moby Dick
I was still excessively scrupulous about everything I wrote.
Helen Keller -- Story of My Life
either he is unscrupulously ambitious, or he is unswervingly egocentric.
Maya Angelou -- I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
The bills... were presented at his office with scrupulous exactitude, and... were paid... with equal punctuality.
Alexandre Dumas -- The Count of Monte Cristo
By those best acquainted with his habits, the paleness of the young minister’s cheek was accounted for by his too earnest devotion to study, his scrupulous fulfillment of parochial duty,
Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The Scarlet Letter
Is that religion which is less scrupulous, less generous, less just, less considerate for man, than even my own ungodly, worldly, blinded nature?
Harriet Beecher Stowe -- Uncle Tom’s Cabin
"He was too scrupulous always," she said.
James Joyce -- Dubliners
The very scrupulousness with which he told her...
George Bernard Shaw -- Pygmalion
Here was a population, low-class and mostly foreign, hanging always on the verge of starvation, and dependent for its opportunities of life upon the whim of men every bit as brutal and unscrupulous as the old-time slave drivers;
Upton Sinclair -- The Jungle
she was in all respects a woman of scrupulous conscience,
George Eliot -- Silas Marner
I thought her, on a thousand occasions, unnecessarily scrupulous and cautious:
Jane Austen -- Emma
I am in the power of an unscrupulous man
Henrik Ibsen -- A Doll’s House
She looked bold and resourceful and unscrupulous, and she was all of these.
Willa Cather -- My Antonia
Eddie’s eyes were blue, wide and questioning; he had blond hair and a square face, unremarkable except for that look of scrupulous attentiveness and...
Ayn Rand -- Atlas Shrugged
Rage filled the king over her slander, but being scrupulous he shrank from killing him.
Homer -- The Iliad
I took and furnished that house in Soho, to which Hyde was tracked by the police; and engaged as housekeeper a creature whom I well knew to be silent and unscrupulous.
Robert Louis Stevenson -- Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
her unscrupulousness against his moralities
F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Tender is the Night
He was scrupulous about taking any money from his master
Harriet Jacobs -- Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Arthur has always treated you with such scrupulous justice.
T. H. White -- The Once and Future King
It had once been noted at the Bar, that while Mr. Stryver was a glib man, and an unscrupulous, and a ready, and a bold, he had not that faculty of extracting the essence from a heap of statements, which is among the most striking and necessary of the advocate’s accomplishments.
Charles Dickens -- A Tale of Two Cities
It was so obvious that we were meant for each other. So obvious that I was the only man of your acquaintance who could love you after knowing you as you really are—hard and greedy and unscrupulous, like me.
Margaret Mitchell -- Gone with the Wind
He married an unscrupulous woman,
Willa Cather -- O Pioneers!
But Isabella had promised and promised again; and when she promised a thing, she was so scrupulous in performing it!
Jane Austen -- Northanger Abbey
Mrs. Grose slowly got up, and I scrupulously added: "Unless, of course, we can prevent!"
Henry James -- The Turn of the Screw
his unscrupulous pursuit of selfish ends through evil means.
Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The House of the Seven Gables
Sometimes it looks as if people act quite unscrupulously, but I believe they also have a kind of conscience somewhere, deep down.
Jostein Gaarder -- Sophie’s World
scrupulous in the performance of his duties
Fyodor Dostoyevsky -- The Brothers Karamazov
He is so very strict and scrupulous in his notions;
Jane Austen -- Persuasion
some unscrupulous man in power
Henry David Thoreau -- Resistance to Civil Government
The ready-laid table, the two silver chafing-dishes, the crystal door-knobs, the parquet and the furniture, all shone with a scrupulous, English cleanliness;