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thus    : [ð'ʌs]
Thus \Thus\, n. [L. thus, better tus, frankincense. See
{Thurible}.]
The commoner kind of frankincense, or that obtained from the
Norway spruce, the long-leaved pine, and other conifers.
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Thus \Thus\ ([th]us), adv. [OE. thus, AS. [eth]us; akin to
OFries. & OS. thus, D. dus, and E. that; cf. OHG. sus. See
{That}.]
1. In this or that manner; on this wise.
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Thus did Noah; according to all that God commanded
him, so did he. --Gen. vi. 22.
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Thus God the heaven created, thus the earth.
--Milton.
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2. To this degree or extent; so far; so; as, thus wise; thus
peaceble; thus bold. --Shak.
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Thus far extend, thus far thy bounds. --Milton.
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thus
adv 1: (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact
or reason or as a result; "therefore X must be true";
"the eggs were fresh and hence satisfactory"; "we were
young and thence optimistic"; "it is late and thus we
must go"; "the witness is biased and so cannot be
trusted" [synonym: {therefore}, {hence}, {thence}, {thus},
{so}]
2: in the way indicated; "hold the brush so"; "set up the pieces
thus"; (`thusly' is a nonstandard variant) [synonym: {thus},
{thusly}, {so}]
n 1: an aromatic gum resin obtained from various Arabian or East
African trees; formerly valued for worship and for
embalming and fumigation [synonym: {frankincense}, {olibanum},
{gum olibanum}, {thus}]

68 Moby Thesaurus words for "thus":
accordingly, after this fashion, along these lines, and so, as,
as a consequence, as a result, as an example, as an instance,
at what price, because of that, because of this, by what mode,
by what name, consequently, correspondingly, either, ergo,
exempli gratia, for example, for instance, for that,
for that cause, for that reason, for this cause, for this reason,
for which reason, hence, hereat, how, identically, in kind,
in like manner, in such wise, in that way, in this way,
in what way, just like that, just so, like, like so, like that,
like this, likewise, on that account, on that ground,
on this account, precisely, propter hoc, similarly, so,
that being so, then, thence, thereat, therefor, therefore,
thereupon, this way, this-a-way, thus and so, thus and thus,
thusly, thuswise, to illustrate, whence, wherefore, wherefrom




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