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scrupulous
used in Arrowsmith

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Definition
careful to behave ethically and/or diligently (with great care and attention to detail)
  • I owe my city the most scrupulous performance of duty in safeguarding it against disease
    Chapter 22 (30% in)
scrupulous = careful and diligent
  • The Aseptic School, on the other hand, maintains that what the patient wants is that appearance of scrupulous hygiene which can be produced only by furnishing the outer waiting-room as well as the inner offices in white-painted chairs and tables, with merely a Japanese print against a gray wall.
    Chapter 8 (42% in)
  • Ross McGurk was at the time a man of fifty-four, second generation of California railroad men; a graduate of Yale; big, suave, dignified, cheerful, unscrupulous.
    Chapter 27 (11% in)
  • There may have been in the shadowy heart of Max Gottlieb a diabolic insensibility to divine pity, to suffering humankind; there may have been mere resentment of the doctors who considered his science of value only as it was handy to advertising their business of healing; there may have been the obscure and passionate and unscrupulous demand of genius for privacy.
    Chapter 32 (1% in)
  • If I can use you, I'll be unscrupulous enough!"
    Chapter 34 (89% in)

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