[ UK /skɹˈuːpjʊləsli/ ]
[ US /ˈskɹupjəɫəsɫi/ ]
  1. with extreme conscientiousness
    he came religiously every morning at 8 o'clock
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How To Use scrupulously In A Sentence

  • The movie opens with a scrupulously framed shot of the peasant woman Ermo, wrapped in her dull yellow babushka, hawking twisted noodles at the outskirts of an unnamed northern Chinese village.
  • No, the pained look that flashed across this scrupulously polite man's face seemed to be the result of a hard law of human nature. Times, Sunday Times
  • She has always been scrupulously fair.
  • In the meantime, Saddam works hard to elude that fate by hiding behind the high walls of his palaces, sleeping as little as possible (and never in the same place for more than one night at a time), and scrupulously concealing from the public such signs of aging and vulnerability as his graying hair, his bad back, and his worsening eyesight. It's Not Easy Being Mean
  • McGowan, a wine buff who is scrupulously careful about what he invests in, has a nose for a bargain.
  • He is always scrupulously honest in his business activities.
  • The writing on the back of the card was cramped but scrupulously neat.
  • There is plenty of scrupulously rendered period detail, as when L'Aurore approaches its destination and we're told that "they were coming up with Cape Hangklip: it was sometimes confused with the real Cape, out of sight on the other side, and unwary westbound ships thinking to turn up for the final run north would similarly find themselves embayed, hence the name—False Bay. At Journey's End, a Ship of the Line
  • And even among the scrupulously neutral, there were those who spoke against the inequality and repression which inspired the fighting.
  • You have to scrupulously check and cross-check everything you hear.
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