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throughly

[ throo-lee ]

adverb

, Archaic.


throughly

/ ˈθruːlɪ /

adverb

  1. archaic.
    thoroughly; completely


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Word History and Origins

Origin of throughly1

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; through, -ly
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Example Sentences

Meanwhile the region had been throughly explored from Monterey as a base.

If this first worke bee throughly and throughoutly dispatched as I hope it is, the great Remora is removed.

Then set it by, till it be throughly cold, and barrel it up, and keep it till it be ripe.

Bear it in thy mind evermore, and see that thou be throughly well exercised in this particular.

As soon as he had throughly posted himself on the subject he went off to the contractors, and had a long interview with them.

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