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Only two senators opposed the resolution, which the administration later claimed was the authority for a full-scale war.

But in the spring of 1856 he finally faced a full-scale protest.

Right-wing columnists call for Eric Holder to launch a full-scale federal investigation on racial profiling at the White House.

And finally the U.S. and the E.U. need to impose full-scale economic sanctions on Moscow.

But what does an effective, full-scale air attack look like?

After Amador's return in late July a full-scale investigation was ordered.

Anybody that sees you open your envelope sees that you're gettin' full scale.

Then the horses screamed, the red-faced man roared, and a full scale upheaval was in progress!

A full-scale expedition was to be commanded by a Lieutenant Beale, an officer Ali had not met.

In the meanwhile, the war had broken out in full scale, and the disaster at Fort Duquesne had taken place.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to full-scale, such as: comprehensive, exhaustive, extensive, full-blown, in-depth, and sweeping.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.