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She has no qualms about doing whatever it takes to win.
  uneasiness — especially about whether it is right to do something
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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.
  • Do you have any particular qualms about leaving Pencey?
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye
  • When he teased her, she teased him right back; when he pushed the boundaries, she had no qualms about putting him in his place.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice

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  • Raffe has no qualms about stripping in front of strangers.
    Susan Ee  --  Angelfall
  • She’d had no qualms dismissing her when she found a lucrative means to do it, a way that could keep her free of guilt because, after all, they needed to find an antidote.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • Kit shook off her qualms and set her own face towards home and another dull evening.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • Westley let go of the vine without a qualm, because he had come too far to fail now; failure was not even a problem to be considered.
    William Goldman  --  The Princess Bride
  • And since it was a strip club, the judge didn’t have any qualms about Landers executing the warrant during business hours.
    Scott Pratt  --  An Innocent Client
  • But hunger cures my qualms.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train

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  • Whoever was doing it this time had no qualms about dropping a knee onto my back, along with their entire weight.
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
  • Certainly it would not make me rich, though I suspect I might in some small way augment an income badly depleted by the needs of your poor aunts down in N.C. But I am balked by the aforementioned serious qualms and reservations.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • I asked, feeling a qualm of sympathy for the culprit.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • I did likewise with no qualms.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • They had no qualms about stealing, but they needed to be told.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • I ask you to impose the extreme penalty of the law; and I ask it without a qualm.
    Albert Camus  --  The Stranger
  • But in Princess Drubetskaya’s case he felt, after her second appeal, something like qualms of conscience.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • You got qualms, tell me about them.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
  • I felt no qualms at all about what I was about to do.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • Melanie was irritated with Ian, too, and nervous about the outcome of his qualms.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • I no longer had any qualms about that, although I couldn’t help being glad that it would not be at Devon, at anywhere like Devon, that I would have that.
    John Knowles  --  A Separate Peace
  • I was suddenly very calm, and my qualms all seemed unimportant.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • No doubt there was a slight uneasiness in the air, but people for the most part had the sense to conceal whatever imaginative qualms they experienced.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man
  • THE HOTEL THREE DOORS down has no such qualms, although I dislike this clerk almost as much as the other.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • Any qualms?
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • Langdon had his own qualms about the newly knighted Sir Mick Jagger, but this hardly seemed the moment to debate the politics of modern British knighthood.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • The doctor seemed seized with a qualm of faintness: he shut his mouth tight and nodded.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  • I’ve had some qualms myself.
    Lucy Maud Montgomery  --  Anne Of Green Gables
  • "A few simple adjustments " I had no qualms about what I was about to do.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • Mom had no qualms about getting into things there, and the building super had come by twice in the last couple of months to ask them to keep it down.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • With a frightful qualm, I turned, and I saw that I had grasped the antenna of another monster crab that stood just behind me.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Time Machine
  • His cunning was fresh with the day, and his qualms were gone with the night—in which particulars it is not improbable that he had compeers in Fleet-street and the City of London, that fine morning.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • Not because Annie might still be alive; he could roast her alive with no qualms at all.
    Stephen King  --  Misery
  • And spare your qualms as to my mother’s loss, or anyone’s- not that in truth you have such care at heart: your heart is ail in feeding, not in giving.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • But Reilly shared none of the medical community’s qualms about Goldman’s findings.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • For another, I knew he would read too much into my qualms.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • HALE: Excellency, I have signed seventy-two death warrants; I am a minister of the Lord, and I dare not take a life without there be a proof so immaculate no slightest qualm of conscience may doubt it.
    Arthur Miller  --  The Crucible
  • A cold qualm of guilt assailed Scarlett at the thought of Ellen’s consternation, should she ever learn of her daughter’s scandalous conduct.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • I was surprised to witness how coolly the child gathered himself up, and went on with his intention; exchanging saddles and all, and then sitting down on a bundle of hay to overcome the qualm which the violent blow occasioned, before he entered the house.
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • A soft qualm, regret, flowed down his backbone, increasing.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • I had no qualms when it came to writing frankly about Hall, Fischer, or Sandy Pittman, each of whom had been aggressively seeking media attention for years.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • In addition to a fear of getting caught, Roy had serious qualms about trying anything illegal—and there was no dodging the fact that vandalism was a crime, however noble the cause.
    Carl Hiassen  --  Hoot
  • Craving battle, he charged Idomeneus; and he, no child to be overtaken by a qualm of fear, steadily waited, like a mountain boar who knows his power!
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • The slight qualm of conscience which had been excited by the intended deception was instantly appeased, and he began to collect his thoughts, in order to enact his part with suitable spirit, when he found he was about to be anticipated in his skill by an attempt to prove the power of music.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • "Well then," said the lacquey, "I feel qualms of conscience, and I should lay a-heavy burden upon it if I were to proceed any further with the combat; I therefore declare that I yield myself vanquished, and that I am willing to marry the lady at once."
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • I had to cling tight to the backstay, and the world turned giddily before my eyes, for though I was a good enough sailor when there was way on, this standing still and being rolled about like a bottle was a thing I never learned to stand without a qualm or so, above all in the morning, on an empty stomach.
    Robert Louis Stevenson  --  Treasure Island
  • I have had patients of my own so well in hand that they could be turned at a moment’s notice from impassioned prayer for a wife’s or son’s "soul" to beating or insulting the real wife or son without a qualm.
    C.S. Lewis  --  The Screwtape Letters
  • If Harlon had any qualms about fighting he kept them to himself.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • Get you some of this distilled Carduus Benedictus, and lay it to your heart: it is the only thing for a qualm.
    William Shakespeare  --  Much Ado About Nothing
  • You have no qualms about it.
    Agatha Christie  --  The ABC Murders
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