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throughly

[ throo-lee ]
/ ˈθru li /
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adverb Archaic.

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Origin of throughly

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at through, -ly
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throughly
/ (ˈθruːlɪ) /

adverb

archaic thoroughly; completely
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