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scruple

  

      n  
1    often pl   a doubt or hesitation as to what is morally right in a certain situation  
2    Archaic   a very small amount  
3    a unit of weight equal to 20 grains (1.296 grams)  
4    an ancient Roman unit of weight equivalent to approximately one twenty-fourth of an ounce  
      vb  
5    obsolete when tr   to have doubts (about), esp. for a moral reason  
     (C16: from Latin scrupulus a small weight, from scrupus rough stone)  
  scrupleless      adj  
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scruple

  
1   
      vb   balk at, be loath, be reluctant, demur, doubt, falter, have misgivings about, have qualms about, hesitate, stick at, think twice about, vacillate, waver  
2   
      n   caution, compunction, difficulty, doubt, hesitation, misgiving, perplexity, qualm, reluctance, second thoughts, squeamishness, twinge of conscience, uneasiness  

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