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  • 141religious — adjective 1》 relating to or believing in a religion.     ↘belonging or relating to a monastic order or other group united by their practice of religion. 2》 treated or regarded with a devotion and scrupulousness appropriate to worship. noun… …

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  • 142scrupulous — adjective 1》 diligent, thorough, and attentive to details. 2》 very concerned to avoid doing wrong. Derivatives scrupulosity noun scrupulously adverb scrupulousness noun Origin ME (in the sense troubled with doubts ): from Fr. scrupuleux or L.… …

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  • 143delicacy — n. 1. Pleasantness, agreeableness, deliciousness, daintiness, savoriness, relish. 2. Dainty, tidbit, titbit. 3. Fineness, softness, smoothness, tenderness, lightness, nicety, niceness, elegance. 4. Slightness, slenderness, weakness, frailty,… …

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  • 144exactness — n. 1. Accuracy, correctness, faultlessness, precision, nicety, faithfulness, fidelity, rigor, exactitude. 2. Strictness, regularity, method, scrupulosity, rigidness, precision, scrupulousness, carefulness …

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  • 145niceness — n. 1. Exactness, accuracy, precision, nicety. 2. Scrupulousness, fastidiousness, delicacy, daintiness, squeamishness …

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  • 146scrupulosity — n. Nicety, niceness, delicacy, conscientiousness, punctiliousness, scrupulousness, preciseness, caution, nice regard to propriety, tenderness of conscience …

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  • 147tenderness — n. 1. Softness, delicacy, want of firmness. 2. Weakness, want of strength, feebleness. 3. Effeminacy, womanly quality. 4. Soreness, sensitiveness. 5. Sensibility, susceptibility. 6. Compassion, kindness, sympathy, affection, pity, love,… …

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  • 148wariness — n. Caution, cautiousness, care, circumspection, watchfulness, forethought, vigilance, foresight, scrupulousness …

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  • 149scrupulous — adjective 1 careful to be honest and fair: Mr Samuel has always been most scrupulous in his dealings with us. opposite unscrupulous 2 done very carefully so that every detail is correct: scrupulous attention to detail scrupulously adverb:… …

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  • 150detail — 1. noun 1) the picture is correct in every detail Syn: particular, respect, feature, characteristic, attribute, specific, aspect, facet, part, unit, component, constituent; fact, piece of information, point, element, c …

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  • 151honor — 1. noun 1) a man of honor Syn: integrity, honesty, uprightness, ethics, morals, morality, principles, high principles, righteousness, high mindedness; virtue, goodness, decency, probity, character, good character, scru …

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  • 152integrity — noun 1) I never doubted his integrity Syn: honesty, probity, rectitude, honor, good character, principle(s), ethics, morals, righteousness, morality, virtue, decency, fairness, scrupulousness, sincerity, truthfulness, trustw …

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  • 153pedantry — noun the pedantry in her argument has upset the flow of our discussion Syn: dogmatism, purism, literalism, formalism; overscrupulousness, scrupulousness, perfectionism, fastidiousness, punctiliousness, meticulousness; captiousness, quibbling,… …

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  • 154precision — noun tools crafted with precision Syn: exactness, exactitude, accuracy, correctness, preciseness; care, carefulness, meticulousness, scrupulousness, punctiliousness, methodicalness, rigor, rigorousness …

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  • 155rigor — noun 1) a mine operated under conditions of rigor Syn: strictness, severity, stringency, toughness, harshness, rigidity, inflexibility, intransigence 2) intellectual rigor Syn: meticulousness, thoroughness, carefuln …

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  • 156circumspection — caution, wariness, calculation, chariness (see under CAUTIOUS) Analogous words: carefulness or care, punctiliousness, punctuality, meticulosity, scrupulousness (see corresponding adjectives at CAREFUL): discretion, forethought, foresight,… …

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  • 157compunction — 1 remorse, *penitence, repentance, contrition, attrition Analogous words: regret, *sorrow: conscientiousness, scrupulousness or scrupulosity (see corresponding adjectives at UPRIGHT) 2 scruple, demur, *qualm Analogous words: * …

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  • 158deceit — 1 Deceit, duplicity, dissimulation, cunning, guile mean the quality, the habit, the act, or the practice of imposing upon the credulity of others by dishonesty, fraud, or trickery. Deceit usually implies the intent to mislead or delude; otherwise …

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  • 159honesty — honesty, honor, integrity, probity are comparable when meaning uprightness as evidenced in character and actions. Honesty implies refusal to lie, steal, defraud, or deceive {you can rely on his honesty} {he is a man of scrupulous honesty} {this… …

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  • 160honor — n 1 glory, renown, *fame, celebrity, éclat, reputation, repute, notoriety Analogous words: esteem, respect, *regard, admiration: reverence, veneration, worship, adoration (see under REVERE): prestige, credit, authority, *influence, weight… …

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