Thoroughpaced
Thoroughpaced Thor"ough*paced`, a. Perfect in what is undertaken; complete; going all lengths; as, a thoroughplaced Tory or Whig. [1913 Webster]

If she be a thoroughplaced impostor. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]


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  • thoroughpaced — [thʉr′ōpāst΄, thʉr′əpāst΄] adj. 1. thoroughly trained in all paces or gaits: said of horses 2. THOROUGHGOING …   English World dictionary

  • thoroughpaced — /therr oh payst , euh payst , thur /, adj. 1. trained to go through all the possible paces, as a horse. 2. thoroughgoing, complete, or perfect. [1640 50; THOROUGH + PACED] * * * …   Universalium

  • thoroughpaced — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Covering all aspects with painstaking accuracy: all out, complete, exhaustive, full dress, intensive, thorough, thoroughgoing. See BIG, CAREFUL …   English dictionary for students

  • thoroughpaced — adj. thoroughgoing, deep, basic, complete; trained to perform all the paces …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thoroughpaced — thor•ough•paced [[t]ˈθɜr əˌpeɪst, ˈθʌr [/t]] adj. 1) trained to go through all the possible paces, as a horse 2) thoroughgoing, complete, or perfect • Etymology: 1640–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • thoroughpaced — /ˈθʌrəpeɪst/ (say thuruhpayst) adjective 1. trained to go through all the possible paces, as a horse. 2. thoroughgoing, complete, or perfect …   Australian English dictionary

  • thoroughpaced — /therr oh payst , euh payst , thur /, adj. 1. trained to go through all the possible paces, as a horse. 2. thoroughgoing, complete, or perfect. [1640 50; THOROUGH + PACED] …   Useful english dictionary

  • intensive — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. extreme, acute, thorough. See completion. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. concentrated, exhaustive, all out, accelerated; see absolute 1 , fast 1 , intense . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a.… …   English dictionary for students

  • thorough — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. thoroughgoing, painstaking, exact, careful; complete, absolute, unqualified, arrant, out and out; exhaustive, deep, sweeping. See completion. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Painstaking] Syn. exact,… …   English dictionary for students

  • all-out — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. total, complete, full scale; see absolute 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. total, maximum, complete, no holds barred. ANT.: half hearted. see thorough III (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Covering all aspects… …   English dictionary for students

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