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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'

At the same time, Lee was reading a lot of Feminist science fiction, which she initially found liberating, but had qualms with the two common themes: the rebel women versus the "'planet of chauvinist pigs' scenario...began to wear me down.
He has no qualms about deceiving the various females he encounters and he eventually double-crosses Tommy Haley (Paul Stewart), the manager who found him and helped pave his road to fame.
He praised the play's "boldly conceived, always searching approach to the story and its infinite meanings" and the strength of the casting, though he had qualms about the score and how the language shifted between the archaic and the modern.
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.
His qualms at the intent of the SecBu conspirators are balanced by the urge to carry out the plan for the good of humanity.
Kuznetsova praised Srebotnik in defeat, saying that she had no qualms over her own performance.
Long married to wife Rita, with whom he had two sons, he has had no qualms or regrets about leaving show business.
With help from Laurent, who has moral qualms about the clones' treatment, Merrick is killed and the clones are freed, seeing the outside world for the first time.

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