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scrupulous
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

3 uses
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Definition
careful to behave ethically and/or diligently (with great care and attention to detail)
  • was scrupulously neat and clean
    Episode 13 — Nausicca (48% in)
scrupulously = done with extreme care
  • The young sparks, it is true, were as full of extravagancies as overgrown children: the words of their tumultuary discussions were difficultly understood and not often nice: their testiness and outrageous mots were such that his intellects resiled from: nor were they scrupulously sensible of the proprieties though their fund of strong animal spirits spoke in their behalf.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (53% in)
  • The reason he mentioned the fact was that a lot of those policemen, whom he cordially disliked, were admittedly unscrupulous in the service of the Crown and, as Mr Bloom put it, recalling a case or two in the A division in Clanbrassil street, prepared to swear a hole through a ten gallon pot.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (4% in)

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