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adjective as in conscientious

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I try to make my prairie burn regularly—and not disappoint the public—but it is not as high-principled as I am.

He was generous, bold, and high-principled; but the simplest accident would turn all those qualities into their reverse.

"We can have no right to control Miss Bayard's choice," observed my discreet and high-principled mother.

So noble is the love of truth, and so potent is the high-principled pursuit and the fearless proclamation of the truth.

Just as it must be expected to fare, and does fare, when a high-principled gentlewoman falls from her pedestal.


On this page you'll find 466 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to high-principled, such as: honest, honorable, principled, responsible, scrupulous, and strict.

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