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Scrupulously Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    scrupulously adv : with extreme conscientiousness; "he came religiously every morning at 8 o'clock" [syn: conscientiously, religiously]
Scrupulously Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Scrupulous \Scru"pu*lous\, a. [L. scrupulosus: cf. F. scrupuleux.]
  1. Full ofscrupules; inclined to scruple; nicely doubtful; hesitating to determine or to act, from a fear of offending or of doing wrong. Abusing their liberty, to the offense of their weak brethren which were scrupulous. --Hooker.
  2. Careful; cautious; exact; nice; as, scrupulous abstinence from labor; scrupulous performance of duties.
  3. Given to making objections; captious. [Obs.] Equality of two domestic powers Breed scrupulous faction. --Shak.
  4. Liable to be doubted; doubtful; nice. [Obs.] The justice of that cause ought to be evident; not obscrure, not scrupulous. --Bacon. Syn: Cautious; careful; conscientious; hesitating. -- Scru"pu*lous*ly, adv. -- Scru"pu*lous*ness, n.
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    * It is possible that the scrupulously honest man may not grow rich so fast as the unscrupulous and dishonest one but the success will be of a truer kind, earned without fraud or injustice. And even though a man should for a time be unsuccessful, still he must be honest better lose all and save character. For character is itself a fortune... - Samuel Smiles


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    • Vidhana Soudha corridors present a 'dirty' picture
      'Cleanliness is next to godliness,' goes an ancient saying. But trust this being scrupulously pursued in the State's corridors of power - the stately Vidhana Soudha. That the government is pitifully grappling with the garbage crisis in the State capital is another matter. Reflective of this apathetic approach to clean its own Secretariat is a cause for Read more on this news related to 'Scrupulously'
    • Ashway: Deciphering SEC Media Daze
      By: Denton Ashway SEC Media Days? That’s a misnomer. The proper title? SEC Media Daze. Each coach arrives with his own agenda and scrupulously avoids divulging that agenda with endless obfuscation, doubletalk and coachspeak. But fear not! With the benefit of three weeks of analysis, probing hindsight and news leaking out of summer camps, we can now fearlessly di Read more on this news related to 'Scrupulously'

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