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throughly

[throo-lee] /ˈθru li/
adverb, Archaic.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English; see through, -ly
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  • All the questions asked above are dealt with throughly below.
  • In a large bowl, add flour, nuts and butter then mix throughly with your fingers until mixture becomes crumbly.
British Dictionary definitions for throughly

throughly

/ˈθruːlɪ/
adverb
1.
(archaic) thoroughly; completely
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Word Origin and History for throughly
adv.

"fully, completely," mid-15c., from through + -ly (2). Archaic alternative to thoroughly.

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