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 Meanings and Examples of SCRUPULOUS
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scrupulous
 a.  exactly and carefully conducted; by extreme care and great effort; cautious
Classic Sentence: (33 in 3 pages)
1  But he had also the prejudices and scrupulous timidity of his persecuted people, and those were to be conquered.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVIII
2  He went on a slow, scrupulous, soft-stepping and stealthy round.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 10
3  As a sister, so partial and so angry, and so little scrupulous of what she said, and in another light so triumphant and secure, she was in every way an object of painful alarm.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
4  Mr. Giles, dressed with scrupulous care in a full suit of black, was in attendance upon them.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
5  He is so very strict and scrupulous in his notions; over-scrupulous I must say.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 12
6  If we were not related, it would not signify; but as cousins, she would feel scrupulous as to any proposal of ours.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 18
7  She ascended to her bedroom and dressed herself with scrupulous care.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 3 She Goes Out to Battle against Depression
8  Well, the temptation of sudden wealth so easily acquired was too much for you, as it has been for better men before you; but you were not very scrupulous in the means you used.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE BLUE CARBUNCLE
9  Morrel, and I shall say that he is a man honorable to the last degree, and who has up to this time fulfilled every engagement with scrupulous punctuality.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 28. The Prison Register.
10  The bills signed by Morrel were presented at his office with scrupulous exactitude, and, thanks to the delay granted by the Englishman, were paid by Cocles with equal punctuality.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 30. The Fifth of September.
11  Never had Flora, the fresh and smiling goddess of gardeners, been honored with a purer or more scrupulous worship than that which was paid to her in this little enclosure.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 61. How a Gardener May Get Rid of the Dormice tha...
12  But others are by no means so scrupulous.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 89. Fast-Fish and Loose-Fish.
13  But, to that nature, the very unbounded trust reposed in him was bond and seal for the most scrupulous accuracy.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVIII
14  The dealers in the human article make scrupulous and systematic efforts to promote noisy mirth among them, as a means of drowning reflection, and rendering them insensible to their condition.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXX
15  His confession became a channel for the escape of scrupulous and unrepented imperfections.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 4
Example Sentence:
1  She is scrupulous to a degree.
2  Both readers commend Knutson for his scrupulous attention to detail.
3  A scrupulous politician would not lie about her business interests.
4  The organization will be scrupulous in maintaining the highest moral standards.
5  Though Alfred is scrupulous in fulfilling his duties at work, he is less conscientious about his obligations to his family and friends.
6  You have to scrupulously check and cross-check everything you hear.