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conscience
used in The Adventures of Augie March

7 uses
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Definition
feeling or appraisal of having personally behaved in a morally right or wrong manner
  • How life goes beyond the conscience of nice well-reared people.
    Chapter 24 (30% in)
  • He was highly sociable and spirited, slight and dark-faced, narrow-eyed, witty-looking, largely willing to be honest but not overstrapped by conscience—the old lady was right about that.
    Chapter 3 (67% in)
  • If I had felt this as such a matter of conscience I might have been out in front of Republic Steel at the hour of the Decoration Day Massacre, as Grammick was.
    Chapter 14 (1% in)
  • But hadn't she also tried to carry me to the ground and crush me with the attack she made on me, saying how vain I was, how unreliable, how I was always looking at other women and had no conscience?
    Chapter 19 (15% in)
  • Stalin is out to get him because he's the conscience of the revolutionary world.
    Chapter 20 (70% in)
  • He went on giving me assignments and I collected my thirty bucks with a free conscience, but he didn't do any work.
    Chapter 21 (95% in)
  • However, my conscience had already decided.
    Chapter 23 (4% in)

There are no more uses of "conscience" in The Adventures of Augie March.

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