Sentence Examples


  • Cromwell, who was as a rule especially scrupulous in protecting non-combatants from violence, justified his severity in this case by the cruelties perpetrated by the Irish in the rebellion of 1641, and as being necessary on military and political grounds in that it "would tend to prevent the effusion of blood for the future, which were the satisfactory grounds of such actions which otherwise cannot but work remorse and regret."
  • Passionate, not always scrupulous in his choice and use of political weapons, intensely patriotic, loyal with a loyalty based rather or reason than sentiment, quickwitted, prompt in action, determined and pertinacious, he possessed in eminent degree many qualities lacking in other Liberal chieftains.
  • I was still excessively scrupulous about everything I wrote.
  • Moreover, 73 several other respondents stressed that Gowan was a highly gifted scientist, scrupulous in his attention to detail and immensely industrious.
  • Nor was there confidence that those who were purporting to comply with the voluntary ban were being scrupulous in doing so.

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