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    thus - Dictionary definition and meaning for word thus

    Definition
    (noun) an aromatic gum resin obtained from various Arabian or East African trees; formerly valued for worship and for embalming and fumigation Definition
    (adv) (used to introduce a logical conclusion) from that fact or reason or as a result
    Synonyms : hence , so , thence , therefore
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adv) in the way indicated
    Synonyms : so , thusly
    Example Sentence
    • hold the brush so
    • set up the pieces thus
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