Definition of Throughly

1. adv. Thoroughly.



Definition of Throughly

1. Adverb. (context: now rare archaic) Thoroughly, completely. ¹

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Definition of Throughly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Throughly

through variable
through variables
through with(p)
throughcomposed
throughe
throughfall
throughfalls
throughfare
throughflow
throughflows
throughgang
throughgoing
throughither
throughline
throughlines
throughly (current term)
throughother
throughout
throughput
throughputs
throughs
throughway
throughways
throve
throw
throw-away
throw-aways
throw-crook
throw-crooks
throw-down

Literary usage of Throughly

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1. English Usage: Studies in the History and Uses of English Words and Phrases by John Lesslie Hall (1917)
"Students in college classes have to be taught the word throughly in their ... The old adverb throughly is used by Tillotson, N. Ward, and Dryden, ..."

2. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1839)
"the king; and when that work should be throughly and sufficiently done, it must be expected that army should again move southward, and take such other ..."

3. Early English Prose Romances: With Bibliographical and Historical Introductions by William John Thoms (1858)
"... meaning to conclude his long travails with a certain victory, fearing neither the peril which so many gallant souldiers throughly resolved might bring, ..."

4. Sermons Preached in Lincoln's Inn Chapel by Frederick Denison Maurice (1891)
"But he says, " I baptize with water; He will baptize with fire. I preach repentance ; He will throughly purge His floor, and burn up the chaff. ..."

5. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1901)
"To bribe. Dryden has used grease iu the same sense, without adding the fist. See Todd. Did YOU not;r*u«the sealers of Leadenhall throughly in ..."

6. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1807)
"... throughly refreshed: and it could not be denied that the fatigue had been even in- ... throughly ..."

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