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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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    • Sex trial MP 'liked by all sides'
      Former deputy speaker Nigel Evans was "liked by all sides" and "scrupulously fair" a Parliamentary colleague of 20 years tells a court. Read more on this news related to 'Scrupulously'
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      New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy Wednesday told the Supreme Court that its order sending him to judicial custody and the conditions to secure his release on interim bail was "unworkable". "The court passed an order that was unworkable" and was without scrupulously following the laid down procedures, Roy's counsel Ra Read more on this news related to 'Scrupulously'
    • GE13 People's Tribunal: Bersih makes 5 recommendations to EC
      PETALING JAYA - The Election Commission (EC) should regularly and scrupulously check its electoral roll to ensure that those who are deceased and "phantom" voters… Read more on this news related to 'Scrupulously'

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