verb (used without object), scru·pled, scru·pling.
verb (used with object), scru·pled, scru·pling.
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Origin of scruple
OTHER WORDS FROM scruplescru·ple·less, adjectiveo·ver·scru·ple, verb, o·ver·scru·pled, o·ver·scru·pling.un·scru·pled, adjective
Words nearby scruple
Example sentences from the Web for scruple
So she did avail herself of his zeal,—and that without any scruple.Doctor Thorne|Anthony Trollope
We burned foreign cloth without a scruple, and the spirituality of the movement did not receive a shock when we burned them.Freedom Through Disobedience|C. R. (Chittaranjan) Das
Clearly these masses, and such as these, ought to be selected first for what I will not scruple to call interment.On Books and the Housing of Them|William Ewart Gladstone
His mind was made up; there was nothing left of hesitation or scruple.The Mermaid|Lily Dougall
Little Larkins had told all, and his father had no scruple in repeating it, and causing the investigation to be set on foot.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge