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 for thus
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Thus \Thus\, n. [L. thus, better tus, frankincense. See
     The commoner kind of frankincense, or that obtained from the
     Norway spruce, the long-leaved pine, and other conifers.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Thus \Thus\ ([th]us), adv. [OE. thus, AS. [eth]us; akin to
     OFries. & OS. thus, D. dus, and E. that; cf. OHG. sus. See
     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.
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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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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      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" [syn: therefore, hence, thence, thus,
      2: in the way indicated; "hold the brush so"; "set up the pieces
         thus"; (`thusly' is a nonstandard variant) [syn: 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 [syn: frankincense, olibanum,
           gum olibanum, thus]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  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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