- thornton, william,
- thorough bass,
- thorough brace,
Origin of thorough
Examples from the Web for thorough
The result was a thorough shellacking of the Democratic party from top to bottom.
Cammue, whose agency has now performed a thorough assessment of the current cremation process at Boystown, is extremely concerned.
In an attempt to offer up a thorough document, Brown manages to capture a wide array of people on camera.
The disease is spread via bodily fluids, necesitating strict isolation for the patients and thorough decontamination.Two American Ebola Patients Coming Home to U.S. for Treatment|Abby Haglage|August 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Of course, Wolfe dropped acid for the sake of good, thorough journalism.
This increase was excessive and altogether unnecessary to the maintenance of thorough and progressive government.
Thorough ventilation is the best preventive of disease under the circumstances; this has been provided by fans.Stories of the Ships|Lewis R. Freeman
With this thorough reflection is combined diffusion as thorough, the interior of the globe being shaped as ribs.Inventors at Work|George Iles
Had his thorough college training anticipated specifically any such circumstance as this?Americans All|Various
Indeed, in almost every case that required a thorough comprehension of the Mexican problem, he blundered.The War With Mexico, Volume I (of 2)|Justin H. Smith
Word Origin for thorough
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).