SECTION IV: Moral Affections
1. Moral Obligations
Right. –N. what ought to be, what should be, fitness, summum jus, justice, equity, equitableness, propriety, fair play, impartiality, mesaure for measure, give and take, lex talionis, square deal, Astraea, Nemesis, Themis, scales of justice, even-handed justice, retributive justice, suum cuique, clear stage and no favour, fair field and no favour, morals (duty), law, honour (probity), virtue.
Wrong. –N. what ought not to be, what should not be, malum in se, unreasonableness, grievance, shame, injustice, unfairness, iniquity, foul play, partiality, leaning, favour, favouritism, nepotism, party spirit, partisanship, undueness, unlawfulness, robbing Peter to pay Paul, the wolf and the lamb, vice, a custom more honoured in the breach than the observance.
Thesaurus of Words and Phrases by Peter Mark Roget, M.D., F.R.S. Enlarged by John Lewis Roget, M.A., New Edition Revised and Enlarged by Samuel Romily Roget, M.A. Published by Grosset & Dunlap, the edition is copyright 1941, 1947.