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adjective as in produced by inbreeding

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Aside from its massive scale—it’s the largest data-gathering program of its kind—the project stands out in that it eschews the usual method of using lab animals, grown in carefully-controlled environments and often inbred.

Purebred dogs are massive inbred, which makes it easy to identify which traits come from which lineages, plus you probably don’t have to worry about privacy issues with this one like you would for a human DNA test.

Because these lab animals are so inbred, their immune systems don’t attack one another.

Pee-wee Herman Is an Inbred Prince Paul Reubens is great as Pee-wee Herman.

This summer, he sent a letter to investors calling the Federal Reserve a “group of inbred academics.”

The companies' management teams, meanwhile, were becoming inbred and sycophantic.

Still it was not to be: inbred pride is not so easily vanquished—even by Bishops!

While he retained his inbred gentleness, yet he case-hardened it with an armor of indifference not to be easily penetrated.

His closely cropped beard and hair were iron gray, and his mild blue eyes and shapely hands told of inbred qualities.

The latter trait was doubtless inbred from her distinguished naval relatives.

Nowise inbred in me is it to fight a runaway battle, neither to cower in fear.


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On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inbred, such as: deep-seated, innate, congenital, inborn, intrinsic, and native.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.