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scruples
used in Washington Square

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Definition
ethical or moral principles that discourage certain kinds of action
  • So do I, but I respect his scruples.
    Chapter 30 (97% in)
  • It seemed to her now that she could marry him without the remnant of a scruple or a single tremor save those that belonged to joy.
    Chapter 26 (32% in)

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