Thesaurus / compunctious
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At length a compunctious vision shoots across the mind of the truant composer.

Great Musical ComposersGeorge T. Ferris

First, he pointed one ear and turned his head with sly, compunctious timidity, as if ashamed to enjoy his own triumph.

The Gold BrickAnn S. Stephens

Catharine, inured to treachery and hardened in vice, was apparently a stranger to all compunctious visitings.

A reaction of compunctious loyalty made my very heartstrings ache.

A Positive RomanceEdward Bellamy

It will permit no compunctious visitings of nature to shake its fell purpose.

The Secret Service.Albert D. Richardson

But forget not that nature has her "compunctious visitings," and will rise up in insurrection against you.

When my lady was gone, Bessie grieved and vexed herself with compunctious thoughts.

No compunctious visitings of conscience seem to have haunted her.

Yet he describes himself as subject to compunctious visitations from that silent quarter.

Occasionally, I tried to take the long-hoarded sting out of these compunctious smarts by attending divine service in the open air.

Our Old Home, Vol. 2Nathaniel Hawthorne

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