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thoroughgoing
  • s  performed comprehensively and completely
    thoroughgoing research
  • s  without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
    a thoroughgoing villain
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thought-provoking
  • s  stimulating interest or thought
    a thought-provoking book
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thoughtful
  • s  having intellectual depth
    a deeply thoughtful essay
  • a  exhibiting or characterized by careful thought
    a thoughtful paper
  • s  acting with or showing thought and good sense
  • a  taking heed; giving close and thoughtful attention
  • s  considerate of the feelings or well-being of others
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thoughtless
  • a  showing lack of careful thought
    the debate turned into thoughtless bickering
  • s  without care or thought for others; `Let them eat cake'"
    the thoughtless saying of a great princess on being informed that the people had no bread
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thousand
  • n  the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
  • s  denoting a quantity consisting of 1,000 items or units
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thousandth
  • n  position 1,000 in a countable series of things
  • n  one part in a thousand equal parts
  • s  the ordinal number of one thousand in counting order
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thracian
  • n  an inhabitant of ancient Thrace
  • n  a Thraco-Phrygian language spoken by the ancient people of Thrace but extinct by the early Middle Ages
  • a  of or relating to Thrace or its people or culture
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threadbare
  • s  repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse
    repeating threadbare jokes
  • s  having the nap worn away so that the threads show through
    threadbare rugs
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threaded
  • v  to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
  • v  pass a thread through
  • v  remove facial hair by tying a fine string around it and pulling at the string
    She had her eyebrows threaded
  • v  pass through or into
  • v  thread on or as if on a string
  • a  (of bolts or screws) having screw threads
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thready
  • s  forming viscous or glutinous threads
  • s  thin in diameter; resembling a thread
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threatened
  • v  pose a threat to; present a danger to
  • v  to utter intentions of injury or punishment against:"He threatened me when I tried to call the police"
  • v  to be a menacing indication of something:"The clouds threaten rain"
  • s  (of flora or fauna) likely in the near future to become endangered
    the spotted owl is a threatened species, not yet an endangered one
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threatening
  • v  pose a threat to; present a danger to
  • v  to utter intentions of injury or punishment against:"He threatened me when I tried to call the police"
  • v  to be a menacing indication of something:"The clouds threaten rain"
  • s  threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
    his threatening behavior
  • s  darkened by clouds
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three
  • n  the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
  • n  one of four playing cards in a deck having three pips
  • s  being one more than two
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three-cornered
  • s  having three corners
    a three-cornered hat
  • s  involving a group or set of three
    a three-cornered race
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three-d
  • n  a movie with images having three dimensional form or appearance
  • n  having a three-dimensional form or appearance
  • s  involving or relating to three dimensions or aspects; giving the illusion of depth
    lifelike three-dimensional characters
    a three-dimensional account of conditions under the new government
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three-dimensional
  • s  involving or relating to three dimensions or aspects; giving the illusion of depth
    lifelike three-dimensional characters
    a three-dimensional account of conditions under the new government
  • a  having three dimensions
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three-figure
  • s  (of numbers) written with three figures
    100 through 999 are three-figure numbers
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three-fold
  • s  three times as great or many
  • s  having more than one decidedly dissimilar aspects or qualities; public preaching and private influence"- R.W.Emerson
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three-hundredth
  • s  the ordinal number of three hundred in counting order
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