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1. scruple

noun. ['ˈskruːpəl'] a unit of apothecary weight equal to 20 grains.

Synonyms

  • drachm
  • apothecaries' weight
  • apothecaries' unit
  • dram
  • drachma

Antonyms

  • reality principle
  • yang
  • yin

Etymology

  • scrupulus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Scruple

  • quadruple
  • n-tuple
  • pupil
  • knueppel
  • goupil

2. scruple

verb. ['ˈskruːpəl'] hesitate on moral grounds.

Synonyms

  • hesitate

Etymology

  • scrupulus (Latin)

3. scruple

noun. ['ˈskruːpəl'] uneasiness about the fitness of an action.

Synonyms

  • qualm
  • anxiety

Antonyms

  • soothe
  • answer
  • activity

Etymology

  • scrupulus (Latin)

4. scruple

noun. ['ˈskruːpəl'] an ethical or moral principle that inhibits action.

Antonyms

  • bigness

Etymology

  • scrupulus (Latin)

5. scruple

verb. ['ˈskruːpəl'] raise scruples.

Synonyms

  • fuss
  • niggle

Etymology

  • scrupulus (Latin)

6. scruple

verb. ['ˈskruːpəl'] have doubts about.

Synonyms

  • wonder

Etymology

  • scrupulus (Latin)
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