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thoroughfare

[′thər·ə‚fer]
(civil engineering)
An important, unobstructed public street or highway.
A street going through from one street to another.
An inland waterway for passage of ships usually not between two bodies of water.
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Exactly," said Margaret; "Germans are too thorough.
Further, Johnson's indolence and prejudices are here again evident; often when he did not know the facts he did not take the trouble to investigate; a thorough Tory himself he was often unfair to men of Whig principles; and for poetry of the delicately imaginative and romantic sort his rather painfully practical mind had little appreciation.
He is the founder and still the most thorough representative of the modern method of accurate biographical writing.
But I meant to be thorough in it, and I could not rest satisfied with the Spanish-English grammars I had; I was not willing to stop short of the official grammar of the Spanish Academy.
Immediately the operation of boring was commenced; and by the aid of powerful machines, a few weeks later, the inner surface of the immense tube had been rendered perfectly cylindrical, and the bore of the piece had acquired a thorough polish.
Its operation indeed was most wonderfully quick; and in the short interval, while her maid was absent, so entirely removed all symptoms, that when Mrs Honour returned with a summons from her father, she was become perfectly easy, and had brought herself to a thorough indifference for Mr Jones.
Churchill, who is as thorough a fine lady as any body ever beheld.
Maple Grove has given me a thorough disgust to people of that sort; for there is a family in that neighbourhood who are such an annoyance to my brother and sister from the airs they give themselves
Nor did I expect to be loved devotedly, for the race has not yet evolved a man lovable on thorough acquaintance; even my self-love is neither thorough nor constant.
And so the Colonial Office appointed John Clayton to a new post in British West Africa, but his confidential instructions centered on a thorough investigation of the unfair treatment of black British subjects by the officers of a friendly European power.
A thorough search revealed the fact that nothing had been taken but Clayton's two revolvers and the small supply of ammunition he had saved out for them.
Tenders are invited for 1) repairing two block nhs- one block rcc- block no- nhs-rcc-ss-31-38 (raman jha block) 2) block repairing of two blocks- (15 units) nhs qtr no- 12-26 3) thorough repairing one s-s nhs block no.