conscience


conscience
01. My [conscience] would never allow me to sell my car without telling the buyer that it has major mechanical problems.
02. The man who sold you this house obviously has no [conscience]; it is really in bad shape.
03. Fonya had a guilty [conscience] after lying to her parents.
04. My [conscience] is clear; I had nothing to do with their dispute.
05. For reasons of [conscience], Pongkasem refused to enlist for military service.
06. If someone dies because you drink and drive, you will have that on your [conscience] for the rest of your life.
07. Bjorn is a very [conscientious] employee who is greatly appreciated by his co-workers.
08. Ewan did very well at university because he was always a hard-working, [conscientious] student.
09. By working quickly and [conscientiously], Regine was able to finish the job in half the time normally required.
10. H. L. Mencken once said that [conscience] is the inner voice which warns us that someone may be looking.
11. There is a Filipino proverb which observes that a clear [conscience] is far more valuable than money.
12. Someone once joked that a clear [conscience] is usually the sign of a poor memory.
13. Someone once joked that a man's [conscience] tells him what he shouldn't do, but it does not keep him from doing it.
14. The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that everyone has the right to freedom of thought, [conscience] and religion.
15. Guru Hargobind once declared, "Woman is the [conscience] of man."
16. British Prime Mminister Tony Blair has called poverty in Africa a scar on the [conscience] of the world.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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