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Scruple

A unit of weight equivalent to 1/24th of one ounce.
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Scruples in Banbridge, Co Down, under the ownership of Sheila Hughes, has been providing quality hair and beauty treatment since 1982.
RHYL Rugby Sports, who took over top spot in the table with a 6-2 win at Scruples, face disciplinary action by the Rhyl District Sunday League.
Also, ``To educate a person in intellect alone and not in scruples is to produce a menace to society.
Romantic drama starring Tom Cruise, above, as the world's only sports agent with moral scruples.
Rhyl Rugby Sports took over at the summit on goal difference with a 3-0 win over Scruples.
Romar's genius is his ability to make everyone around him feel important without sacrificing his scruples.
He added: "It was often said that we couldn't win a war - we had too many scruples.
Bodelwyddan Ty Fry bounced back from their Sunday Cup exit to pull off a 2-1 verdict at Scruples.
He added: "It was often said that we couldn't win a war - we were accused of having too many scruples.
The new figures also are likely to revive criticism that Swiss bankers showed no scruples in dealing with Nazi Germany in gold known to have been stolen.
The amazing admissions come in the UK National Scruples and Lies Survey 2004 which quizzed 5,000 women.
Meliden slammed The Bodunig 7-1 and Scruples strolled to a 5-1 victory at Overtown Club.