Synonyms for thorough:
detailed, absolute, arrant, woefully, fiercely, crashing, grinding, white-glove, crushing, tactful, risk-averse, right, flaming, punctilious, self-contained, supremely, studious, awful, unrelieved, all-around, assiduous, systematic, all-round, blow-by-blow, round, proper, hopelessly, methodical, abject, stinging, organized, woeful, discreet, Thoroughpaced.
monumental, come to, downright, rigorous, judicial, painfully, half, out-and-out, orderly, analytical, excruciating, unspeakable, profound, deliberation, outright, wicked, selective, wretched, sadly, clear, cataclysmic, sorry, all-out.
exhaustive, sum, out-and-out, conclusive, universal, unabridged, total, all, collective, uncut, integral, solid, full, undivided, finished, intact, accomplished, comprehensive, done, unsevered, final, complete, unified, through, plenary, whole, entire.
hearty, indomitable, relentless, unbending, intent, unwavering, implacable, determined, dogged, ruthless, willing, firm, steadfast, unchangeable, staunch, headstrong, steely, devoted, serious, fearless, set, loyal, bullheaded, decided, strong-willed, tough, indefatigable, inexorable, dauntless, committed, steady, diligent, unflinching, reliable, unyielding, true, resolved, strong-minded, constant, valiant, tenacious, dedicated, courageous, persistent, faithful, zealous, uncompromising, bold, earnest, unshakeable, tireless, iron-willed, stubborn, decisive, deliberate, spunky, resolute, stern, plucky, persevering, insistent.
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Usage examples for thorough:
- The explanation was thorough and logical, but there was a little too much protest in the expressions of regret. - "The Heart of Rome", Francis Marion Crawford.
- From the operative's standpoint, it is probably more necessary that there be a thorough understanding of the relation between scale and tube difficulties than between scale and efficiency. - "Steam, Its Generation and Use", Babcock & Wilcox Co..