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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Complete in every way; with nothing left out.. Also: Very careful and exact.

Usage examples (39)
  • Some people are making such thorough plans for rainy days that they aren't enjoying today's sunshine.
  • Our accountant is thorough
  • Treasury for what she called their thorough responses.
  • BOIES: Were you asked to do what you define as a thorough statistical analysis? for more
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  • Word of the 2009 Nat. Spelling Bee finals.[pellingbeeshirleys!Field2]
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