thus

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Thus is on the Academic Vocabulary List.

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Positive
thus

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. (formal); (sentence adverb) As a result.
    I didn't do my homework and thus got a bad grade.
  2. (formal) In this way or manner.
    If you throw the ball thus, as I’m showing you, you’ll have better luck hitting the target.
  3. (formal) Thus far means: this far, until now, or up to this point.
    Things have gone well thus far. Let's hope they continue.