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scruple
'skruːpəl
Main
English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. An ethical or moral principle that inhibits action.
  2. Uneasiness about the fitness of an action.
  3. A unit of apothecary weight equal to 20 grains.
(动) As a verb
  1. Have doubts about.
  2. Raise scruples.
  3. Hesitate on moral grounds.
Hyphenationscru•ple
Part of Speech(名) noun, (动) verb
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踌躇chóuchúto hesitate
犹豫yóuyùto hesitate
微量wēiliànga smidgen; minute; micro-; trace (element)
畏忌wèijìto be arrested by fear; restraint; scruple
顾忌gùjìto have misgivings; apprehension; worry; qualm; scruple
to be jealous of; fear; dread; scruple; to avoid or abstain from; to quit; to give up something
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