• WordNet 3.6
    • adv scrupulously with extreme conscientiousness "he came religiously every morning at 8 o'clock"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • scrupulously In a scrupulous manner.
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  • Charles Dickens
    “Great men are seldom over-scrupulous in the arrangement of their attire.”
  • Thomas Jefferson
    “Certainly one of the highest duties of the citizen is a scrupulous obedience to the laws of the nation. But it is not the highest duty.”


In literature:

Each of these ladies observed these rules scrupulously as affecting her rights.
"Memoirs Of The Court Of Marie Antoinette, Queen Of France, Complete" by Madame Campan
CURIOUS(LY), scrupulous, particular; elaborate, elegant(ly), dainty(ly) (hence "in curious").
"Volpone; Or, The Fox" by Ben Jonson
He's Too scrupulous that way: it is his vice.
"The Alchemist" by Ben Jonson
No; Owen was too rich to be overlooked by all sorts of other girls, scrupulous and unscrupulous.
"The Treasure" by Kathleen Norris
The Duchess of Berry was less scrupulous.
"The Duchess of Berry and the Court of Charles X" by Imbert De Saint-Amand
It really was enough to make one feel that one mustn't be too scrupulous in trying to stop their mouths.
"Demos" by George Gissing
Carlo Ammiani, in fact, had opened matters with a scrupulously-courteous bow.
"Vittoria, Complete" by George Meredith
He had great qualities, and his excess of scrupulousness was most pitiable.
"Diana of the Crossways, Complete" by George Meredith
Beware, moreover, of examining them too scrupulously: they have a trick of wearing to vapour if closely scanned.
"One of Our Conquerors, Complete" by George Meredith
A scrupulous search was at once made by the attendants, and everything placed in the young Count's own hands.
"The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume III.(of III) 1574-84" by John Lothrop Motley

In poetry:

Water will run by; the actual sun
Will scrupulously rise and set;
No little man lives in the exacting moon
And that is that, is that, is that.
"Two Lovers And A Beachcomber" by Sylvia Plath
The Beaver had counted with scrupulous care,
Attending to every word:
But it fairly lost heart, and outgrabe in despair,
When the third repetition occurred.
"The Hunting Of The Snark " by Lewis Carroll

In news:

It carefully, scrupulously, and quietly watches legendary French chef Michel Bras and his son Sébastien create tantalizing, exquisite culinary masterpieces.
Magic Trip manages the neat trick of offering a scrupulously coherent narrative of an unhinged time, while also visually exemplifying that deranged quality.
Aircraft maintenance records must be documented scrupulously, and the pedigree of every nut, bolt and washer has to be recorded for possible FAA review.
At one time it was the most demanding, the most scrupulous and sensuous of moments.
In the Financial Industry, a Less Scrupulous Class of Lawbreaker.
He's a scrupulously honest public servant.
Half the soul-searching is done through scrupulous examination of all the internal components, while the rest is done by accounting for all the external forces that perpetually shape the inside.
Christopher Nolan's ponderous , pontifical action movies are written less as screenplays than as operator's manuals, guiding an audience through assembling their important themes while scrupulously making sure you don't miss a thing.
As cataclysmic as it is, this historically scrupulous science-fiction romance concerning the discovery of the unconscious mind might have been titled War of the Worlds or The Beast From 5,000 Fathoms.
The director Peter Jackson's scrupulous devotion to the spirit of J. Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" trilogy manifests itself in a gripping, intense fashion for the second of the film adaptations, "The Two Towers".
If you've had black spot, mildew or other rose diseases, scrupulously remove fallen leaves.
Before you start adding too many toys to your holiday-shopping list this year, perhaps you should consider a couple of reports released earlier this week scrupulously pinpointing the most dangerous toys of 2012.
Wikipedia is hardly known for being overly-scrupulous when it comes to the credibility of its entries.
Before you start adding too many toys to your holiday -shopping list this year, perhaps you should consider a couple of reports released earlier this week scrupulously pinpointing the most dangerous toys of 2012.
Scrupulous Automation Funnels the Scrumptious for Swiss Chocolate Maker.

In science:

The Businger–Golub algorithm can in principle significantly overpredict the rank, but in practice this problem is very rare provided that orthonormality is maintained scrupulously.
Finding structure with randomness: Probabilistic algorithms for constructing approximate matrix decompositions
The low-temperature magnetization curve of the investigated spin-chain model was scrupulously examined in the dependence on a spatial orientation of the applied magnetic field.
Ferrimagnetic spin-1/2 chain of alternating Ising and Heisenberg spins in arbitrarily oriented magnetic field
Mathematically inclined reader is encoraged to read paper by Brion and Vergne, Ref., where all missing details are scrupulously presented.
New Models for Veneziano Amplitudes: Combinatorial, Symplectic and Supersymmetric Aspects
The authors would like to thank Dr. Lin Leung for her scrupulous review and Prof. Michael Anshel for his helpful comments and encouragement.
A Chaotic Cipher Mmohocc and Its Randomness Evaluation
However, before using a statistical description we must scrupulously test which quantities can be treated by near-equilibrium methods.
Quo Vadis Strangeness? Strangeness - Open Questions