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upon conscience

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  • conscience — /ˈkɒnʃəns / (say konshuhns) noun 1. the internal recognition of right and wrong as regards one s actions and motives; the faculty which decides upon the moral quality of one s actions and motives, enjoining one to conformity with the moral law. 2 …  

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