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scrupulous
used in Main Street

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Definition
careful to behave ethically and/or diligently (with great care and attention to detail)
  • Think how much better you can criticize conventional customs if you yourself live up to them, scrupulously.
    Chapter 31 (70% in)
scrupulously = carefully ethical and/or diligent
  • She read all she could find regarding staging, she bought paint and light wood; she borrowed furniture and drapes unscrupulously; she made Kennicott turn carpenter.
    Chapter 18 (36% in)
  • She also, with an air of being only too scrupulously exact, granted that sometimes he did not come home till morning.
    Chapter 32 (18% in)

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