Nouns (5)

scruple
n. an ethical or moral principle that inhibits action
misgiving, qualm, scruple
n. uneasiness about the fitness of an action
scruple
n. a unit of apothecary weight equal to 20 grains

Verbs (3)

scruple
v. have doubts about
scruple
v. raise scruples; "He lied and did not even scruple about it"
scruple
v. hesitate on moral grounds; "The man scrupled to perjure himself"

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Fuzzynyms (20)

twinge, stab, pang
n. a sudden sharp feeling; "pangs of regret"; "she felt a stab of excitement"; "twinges of conscience"
self-consciousness, uncomfortableness, uneasiness
n. embarrassment deriving from the feeling that others are critically aware of you
consternation, dismay, alarm
n. fear resulting from the awareness of danger
dread, apprehensiveness, apprehension
n. fearful expectation or anticipation; "the student looked around the examination room with apprehension"
self-reproach, remorse, compunction
n. a feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed)
demur
v. enter a demurrer
jib, baulk, balk, resist
v. refuse to comply

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