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."
  • 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.
  • Every request has to be judged carefully, and that we are doing with scrupulous fairness.

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