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Due both to the mountainous topography of the county and decades of inveterate deforestation, Haiti is extremely susceptible to heavy rainfall and mudslides.

The revelation caused a stir, highlighting as it did Russia's ongoing and inveterate digital espionage campaigns.

The most ridiculous character in Pay Any Price may be Dennis Montgomery, who is described as an inveterate gambler and swindler.

An inveterate networker, he managed to get Tennessee Williams as the chief signatory on one letter-writing campaign.

This inveterate list maker also loved minutiae; in his copious account books, he kept track of every cent he ever spent.

It gives the best outcomes to the most inveterate bad actors.

Mr. Wright fails to mention that Mr. Scarff admitted under oath that he is a self-admitted inveterate liar.

The taint was too inveterate to be eradicated; the evil was immedicable; Rome was already effete and moribund.

The lessons, where he had a long inveterate habit of shuffling, came under Norman's eye at the same time.

Austria, on the other hand, had been an old and inveterate rival of France in the race for territorial extension.

Critias, though formerly a scholar of Socrates, became his most inveterate enemy.

Remember, they had actually ventured at night into the bush in spite of their inveterate fear of “the spirits.”


On this page you'll find 58 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inveterate, such as: addicted, habitual, hard-core, hardened, incurable, and lifelong.

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