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scrupulous
used in Persuasion

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Definition
careful to behave ethically and/or diligently (with great care and attention to detail)
  • He is so very strict and scrupulous in his notions;
    Chapter 12 (6% in)
scrupulous = careful to behave ethically and/or diligently
  • He is so very strict and scrupulous in his notions; over-scrupulous I must say.
    Chapter 12 (6% in)
  • Do not you think, Anne, it is being over-scrupulous?
    Chapter 12 (6% in)
  • If we were not related, it would not signify; but as cousins, she would feel scrupulous as to any proposal of ours.
    Chapter 18 (36% in)

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