Thoroughly

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Definition

(he did a) thorough (job): (he did a) comprehensive, full, complete, meticulous (job)
adjective

(he is) thoroughly (satisfied): (he is) completely, totally, fully, entirely (satisfied)
adverb
I thoroughly recommend this restaurant. I strongly advise you to go there.

Pronunciation examples
UK: Her thorough research covered every single detail.
US: I thoroughly enjoyed going to opera last night. It was exciting.

Examples

  • "I went over the agreement very thoroughly and you seem to be secure when it comes to all of the shareholders."
  • "Donna : Oh I am thoroughly enjoying it actually, but between my show on Radio Rhubarb and my work with the Delavigne staff, things are getting very busy."
  • "Rupert : Well, Moira, I'll be here for hours if you want me to answer those questions thoroughly."

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