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In any case, the failure to make thoroughgoing plans to accommodate other media outlets is a de facto act of exclusivity.

JFK was thus a thoroughgoing practitioner of black swan logic.

One of those senators, Harry F. Byrd Jr., was a thoroughgoing segregationist.

There is simply nothing on the sports calendar as thoroughgoing as the domination of Thanksgiving Day by American football.

Hume and Holbach had much in common intellectually, although the latter was far more thoroughgoing in his repudiation of Theism.

Malthus was not a thoroughgoing supporter of the 'do-nothing' doctrine.

We are not even sure that, in a thoroughgoing civic catastrophe, Dr. Straton would escape.

It was called then the Charles Street gang, and none but the thoroughgoing cared to belong to it.

The men were a fine lot, and such thoroughgoing Americans, no matter from what country their parents had come.


On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to thoroughgoing, such as: absolute, arrant, out-and-out, and unqualified.

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