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scrupulous

scru·pu·lous

scrupulous

pronunciation:
skrup y ls
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: always doing what is right; moral.
Judges must be scrupulous in how they treat people.
synonyms:
moral
similar words:
correct, good, honest, just, religious, true, upright
definition 2: extremely careful or exact.
They made a scrupulous count of the money.
synonyms:
exact, precise, thorough
similar words:
accurate, careful, close, conscientious, correct, detailed, good, minute, particular, rigid, severe, true
derivations: scrupulously (adv.), scrupulosity (n.), scrupulousness (n.)
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