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thorough

thor·ough

thorough

 
 
pronunciation:
thuh ro
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: complete.
a thorough search
synonyms:
complete, comprehensive, exhaustive, extensive, thoroughgoing
antonyms:
cursory, partial, perfunctory, sketchy, superficial
similar words:
arrant, good, inclusive, intimate, outright, perfect, searching, solid, sound, strict, sweeping, total, utter, widespread
definition 2: striving for accuracy in every detail.
a thorough editor
synonyms:
accurate, meticulous, painstaking, punctilious
antonyms:
careless
similar words:
conscientious, diligent, exact, good, particular, precise, scrupulous, solid
definition 3: perfect in every way.
a thorough delight
synonyms:
absolute, perfect, pure, sheer, total, utter
similar words:
complete, downright, out-and-out, thoroughgoing, unmitigated, unqualified
derivations: thoroughly (adv.), thoroughness (n.)
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