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1. : thoroughly trained : accomplished

a thorough-paced politician

only a thorough-paced rotter would have made such a suggestion — Margaret Kennedy

his reforms were too thorough-pacedTimes Literary Supplement

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  • out and out — 1. (Colloq.) Completely, thoroughly, utterly, wholly. 2. (Colloq.) Complete, thorough, consummate, unqualified, thorough paced, extreme, absolute, perfect …   New dictionary of synonyms

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