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thoroughly

Syllabification: thor·ough·ly
Pronunciation: /ˈTHərəlē
 
, ˈTHərōlē
 
/

Definition of thoroughly in English:

adverb

1In a thorough manner: he searched the house thoroughly
More example sentences
  • This involved thoroughly cleaning the house, rather a lot of food preparation and blowing up about twenty balloons.
  • Houses and shops are thoroughly cleaned to make a fresh new start and to host holiday visitors.
  • Everyone followed him and spilt up, searching the entire island thoroughly.
Synonyms
2Very much; greatly: I thoroughly enjoyed the day [as submodifier]: she was soon thoroughly bored
More example sentences
  • Although immensely stressful, she thoroughly enjoyed every aspect of her wedding preparation.
  • Although windy, the weather stayed dry and all the participants thoroughly enjoyed themselves.
  • All the participants thoroughly enjoyed the walk on the famed Pilgrim Path.
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