Thural vs. Thorough

By Jaxson

  • Thorough

    In 17th century England, Thorough was a name given by Thomas Wentworth, 1st Earl of Strafford to a scheme of his to establish absolute monarchy in England. Although “Thorough” is largely attributed to Strafford, its implementation can also be accredited to the Archbishop of Canterbury William Laud.

  • Thural (adjective)

    related to incense

  • Thorough (adjective)

    Painstaking and careful not to miss or omit any detail.

    “The Prime Minister announced a thorough investigation into the death of a father of two in police custody.”

    “He is the most thorough worker I have ever seen.”

    “The infested house needs a thorough cleansing before it will be inhabitable.”

  • Thorough (adjective)

    Utter; complete; absolute.

    “It is a thorough pleasure to see him beg for mercy.”

  • Thorough (preposition)

    Through. 9th-19th c.

  • Thorough (noun)

    A furrow between two ridges, to drain off the surface water.

  • Thorough (adjective)

    complete with regard to every detail; not superficial or partial

    “planners need a thorough understanding of the subject”

  • Thorough (adjective)

    performed or written with great care and completeness

    “officers have made a thorough examination of the wreckage”

  • Thorough (adjective)

    taking pains to do something carefully and completely

    “the British authorities are very thorough”

  • Thorough (adjective)

    absolute (used to emphasize the degree of something, typically something unwelcome or unpleasant)

    “the child is being a thorough nuisance”

Oxford Dictionary

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