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used in The Fountainhead

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careful to behave ethically and/or diligently (with great care and attention to detail)
  • You must observe them scrupulously.
    2.10 — Part 2 Chapter 10 (78% in)
scrupulously = with careful diligence
  • John Erik Snyte testified modestly and unobtrusively that he had employed Roark in his office, that Roark had been an unreliable, disloyal and unscrupulous employee, and that Roark had started his career by stealing a client from him.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (84% in)
  • He was shrewd, competent and unscrupulous in the innocent manner of one unable to grasp the conception of a scruple.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (79% in)
  • Once they were broken, Wynand continued to pay them scrupulously.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (89% in)
  • He had understood her wish and obeyed scrupulously; he had refused himself the relief of exaggeration, he had not staged the event crudely, but made it beautiful in the exact manner Gail Wynand, the publisher, would have chosen had he wished to be married in public.
    3.7 — Part 3 Chapter 7 (23% in)
  • We knew the arbitrary, unpredictable and unscrupulous character of our employer, but we took the chance, willing to sacrifice ourselves to our professional duty.
    4.15 — Part 4 Chapter 15 (33% in)

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