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through and through

adverb as in inside out

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I'm a Lindsey Graham guy through-and-through, but having a few Tea Party boys running around up there isn't the end of the world.

The conviction in his stare—its through-and-through conviction—had infected her; and she gave in to it for the moment, crushed.

The staircase has through-and-through ventilation of its own.

They are all abstractions from the Whole, and of course the “through-and-through” character can not be found in them.

The “through-and-through” philosophy, as it actually exists, reminds many of us of that clergyman.

In abstract systems the “through-and-through” Ideal is realized on every hand.


On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to through-and-through, such as: absolute, arrant, consummate, downright, full, and outright.

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