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    scruple - Dictionary definition and meaning for word scruple

    (noun) a unit of apothecary weight equal to 20 grains Definition
    (noun) uneasiness about the fitness of an action
    Synonyms : misgiving , qualm
    (noun) an ethical or moral principle that inhibits action Definition
    (verb) hesitate on moral grounds
    Example Sentence
    • The man scrupled to perjure himself
    (verb) raise scruples
    Example Sentence
    • He lied and did not even scruple about it
    (verb) have doubts about
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for scruple

SCRU(screwed) CoUPLEs(lovers) are willing to escape but have a feeling of hesitation to do it.

Imagine someone asked to PULL a SCREW and u Hesitate because ur not a carpenter

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SCRUPLE -> SCREW + peoPLE...PEOPLE with scruples will not SCREW you.

/Before screwing people we hesitate because morally it is not right

we'll hesitate to PULL a SCREW because it might cause accident to others later

scruple has couple in it.a new couple(spouse) generally hesitate to do things u know of what i am try to say........

They did it without Self-Trouble & Scruple

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