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Word: qualms

Definition: uneasy feelings; misgivings; uneasy fears especially about matters of conscience; Ex. I have no qualms about giving this assignment to Helen.


Sentences Containing 'qualms'

His cunning was fresh with the day, and his qualms were gone with the night in which particulars it is not improbable that he had compeers in Fleet street and the City of London, that fine morning.

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