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adjective as in firmly fixed or held

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The 1978 movie Coma explored deep-rooted fears about exploitation and medical advances in organ donation.

There are deep-rooted problems outside of the bloviating people on TV.

The Young story draws on several very deep-rooted American enthusiasms.

But the king believes it really is deep-rooted and sinister, and there are many Arabs who would agree with him.

But some observers warned against a rush to judgment in a country whose problems are deep-rooted and notoriously complex.

You cannot all at once eradicate the deep-rooted customs and habits of any people, whoever they may be.

A deep-rooted passion for some particular woman, an emotion which could not be crushed, was no mystery to Hollister.

In India there is an extraordinary custom called caste, deep-rooted in the natives.

Her quarrel with domestic conditions lent a fine tragic interest, in her own mind, to a life that was deep-rooted in joy.

However that might be, there could be no doubt as to Horbury's intense and deep-rooted devotion to the school.


On this page you'll find 24 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to deep-rooted, such as: endemic, ingrained, and inveterate.

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