Thesaurus / scrupulous
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
I have paid scrupulous attention to all of the public health recommendations, and have done as asked.
Among American avant-garde painters, Guston was the most scrupulous about questioning the premises of abstraction.
PHILIP GUSTON’S ART SPEAKS TO OUR PRESENT MOMENT. WE SHOULDN’T HAVE TO WAIT TO SEE IT.SEBASTIAN SMEEJANUARY 14, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It had faced only one third down, a third and one that seemed some egregious inconvenience in need of scrupulous examination.
ALABAMA ADVANCES TO THE NATIONAL TITLE GAME WITH AN ARTFUL OFFENSIVE PERFORMANCECHUCK CULPEPPER, DES BIELERJANUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Other social platforms have recently become more scrupulous about political ads.
FACEBOOK GLITCH BLOCKS CERTAIN POLITICAL ADS, RAISING NEW QUESTIONS ABOUT TRANSPARENCYREBECCA HEILWEILOCTOBER 30, 2020VOX
Keen and canny, they drive a close bargain but, scrupulous and conscientious, fulfil it faithfully.
The labor in pressing and twisting is entirely done by hand, and attended to with the most scrupulous care.
Had I not known him, I should have seen in the scrupulous part in his hair a suggestion of the foppish.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
Mr. Giles, dressed with scrupulous care in a full suit of black, was in attendance upon them.
OLIVER TWIST, VOL. II (OF 3)CHARLES DICKENS
He is too scrupulous to seek to seduce the wife of another; he even fears to contract an illicit intimacy with a maid or a widow.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
If you are not quite certain of the line between neatness and the reverse, be over-scrupulous about your under garments.
THE LADIES' BOOK OF ETIQUETTE, AND MANUAL OF POLITENESSFLORENCE HARTLEY
WORDS RELATED TO SCRUPULOUS
- call a spade a spade
- from the hip
- lay it on the line
- like it is
- saying what one thinks
- up front
- in good time
- on schedule
- on the button
- on the dot
- on the nose
- under the wire
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