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scrupulous
used in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

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Definition
careful to behave ethically and/or diligently (with great care and attention to detail)
  • The flat was scrupulously clean;
    Chapter 9 (27% in)
scrupulously = carefully and with attention to detail
  • No one complained because the men were very scrupulous about not tearing off the flowers until they were well withered.
    Chapter 36 (76% in)

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