- thorough bass,
- thorough brace,
Origin of thoroughgoing
Examples from the Web for thoroughgoing
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.
This once done, it will be necessary to establish a universal and thoroughgoing system of education.
He aspires, though rather generally and vaguely, towards a thoroughgoing reform of distribution in favour of the proletariat.The Accumulation of Capital|Rosa Luxemburg
No country is more feudal; yet only the most thoroughgoing peasant reforms will lay a sure foundation for the State.The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 2|Henry Baerlein
The gauntlet was thrown down with plenty of vigour, and reformers were expected to rally round so thoroughgoing a champion.
Truly it is not thoroughgoing or infallible in all cases, but then it must be helped by a little wide-awake self-conscious will.The Mystic Will|Charles Godfrey Leland