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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MORE THOROUGH

He had never felt a more thorough, a more passionate, contempt for his opponents.

But a better and more thorough way of examining the question will be to ask, 'What is Virtue?'

I intend a far deeper and more thorough examination of character.

A picture of more thorough desolation can hardly be imagined.

Possibly this Waern boy was more thorough than we thought possible.

A more thorough and systematic re-arrangement is now in progress.

He gave it a more thorough examination than a dog gives a fireplug.

However, a more thorough relief was at hand, and it happened in this way.

No wonder the ashman is not more thorough: he learns from his masters.

I do not believe a more thorough villain ever walked the earth.

WORD ORIGIN

late 15c., adjectival use of Old English þuruh (adv.) "from end to end, from side to side," stressed variant of þurh (adv., prep.); see through. Related: thoroughly (c.1300).

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