Usage examples for thoroughgoing

  1. It has been too much the habit to picture Burr as a thoroughgoing scoundrel who murdered an innocent man and conspired against his country. – American Men of Action by Burton E. Stevenson
  2. The noble staircase remains, a good, thoroughgoing piece of carving of Bacchus and full casks; the house has gone. – Highways and Byways in Surrey by Eric Parker
  3. There was a package of several thousand pages; and upon examining them, he found to his utter consternation that they contained a complete bill of complaint, with all the necessary references and citations, and a preliminary draught of a brief- in short, a complete and thoroughgoing preparation of his case. – The Metropolis by Upton Sinclair