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scruples
used in A Tale of Two Cities

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Definition
ethical or moral principles that discourage certain kinds of action
  • "But, however that may be," resumed the nephew, glancing at him with deep distrust, "I know that your diplomacy would stop me by any means, and would know no scruple as to means."
    2.9 — The Gorgon's Head (27% in)
  • "I play my Ace, Mr. Barsad," said Carton, taking the answer on himself, and looking at his watch, "without any scruple, in a very few minutes."
    3.8 — A Hand at Cards (72% in)

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