Thorough

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Definition

(He is a) thorough (worker): (He is a) conscientious worker, with a strong work ethic
adjective

(His work is very) thorough: (His work is) comprehensive, detailed, full, complete
adjective
Pronunciation examples
UK: He's a good doctor, Jeffrey, and thorough.
US: I've given your colon a thorough inspection, and it looks like you're ready to go.
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Examples

  • "Harold Warbuckle : Yes, she's quite thorough."
  • "Harold : Yes, he's quite thorough."
  • "I need someone thorough, methodical and clean to help organize Horatio and his lab."
  • "She's incredibly thorough, and very capable of putting the right spin on this situation."

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