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Noun
A person's moral sense of right and wrong, viewed as acting as a guide to one's behaviour
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A pricking of conscience or a feeling of regret, especially one which is slight or fleeting
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“A man with no moral scruples.”
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(sometimes pluralized) The quality of being upright or righteous
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Good character
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The essential or characteristic customs and conventions of a society or community
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Calls to prove or justify something
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Plural for a very small or insignificant amount
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Plural for a very small piece (of something)
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Plural for protest, objection, disapproving pleading, or an act thereof
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Plural for the characteristic of being tentative
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Plural for a sudden sharp pain or painful emotion
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Plural for a feeling of sadness or disappointment over an occurrence
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Hesitate or be reluctant to do something that one thinks may be wrong
“At least, you may safely infer, said Philo, that the foregoing hypothesis is so far incomplete and imperfect; which I shall not scruple to allow.”
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To pause in indecision before doing something
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To come, or cause to come, to a stop or end
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To complain or raise objections
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To have doubts or suspicions about
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Move back or away, especially because of fear or disgust
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