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thoroughly adv
1 in a complete and thorough manner (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly'); "he was soundly defeated"; "we beat him good" [syn: soundly, good]
2 in an exhaustive manner; "we searched the files thoroughly" [syn: exhaustively]

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  • θɜːr.ə.liː


  1. In a thorough or complete manner.
    He went out in the rain and came back thoroughly drenched.


in a thorough or complete manner

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