He had once been too scrupulous in not wounding vanity; he was now too indifferent to it.
But I am afraid that you was too scrupulous: for did he not resent that reference?
He advised her to be scrupulous in her turn, and to ask a copy of the agreement.
She also was smartly dressed, with her dazzling linen and scrupulous neatness.
A cigar the other handed him he took mechanically ...