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  1. conscience, scruples, moral sense, sense of right and wrongnoun

    motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions

    Synonyms:
    moral sense, sense of right and wrong, conscience

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  1. List of paraphrases for "scruples":

    qualms, inhibitions

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  1. Jim Manley:

    I played a lot of hardball in my life, but I don't envy what the Clinton campaign is up against here. Trump himself has totally changed the political dynamic, what they can't afford to do is get in the gutter with the guy. He has absolutely no morals or scruples. Getting into the gutter with him is an absolute waste of time.

  2. Alfred Hitchcock:

    There is nothing to winning, really. That is, if you happen to be blessed with a keen eye, an agile mind, and no scruples whatsoever.

  3. Ogden Nash:

    He without benefit of scruples His fun and money soon quadruples.

  4. John Oliver Hobbes:

    Men are not so weak as you think. They can always leave anybody or any place without a pang - if they find another person or another place they like better. If they feel pricks and scruples it is merely because they cannot make up their mind that the change will be absolutely to their advantage.

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