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Synonyms of conscience in English:


  • 1 her conscience would not allow her to remain silent
    sense of right and wrong, moral sense, inner voice;
    morals, standards, values, principles, ethics, beliefs;
    compunction, scruples, qualms
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    Conscience: the inner voice which warns us that someone may be looking.
    H. L. Mencken A Little Book in C Major ( 1916)

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