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synonyms for inveterate

  • addicted
  • habitual
  • hard-core
  • hardened
  • incurable
  • lifelong
  • abiding
  • accustomed
  • chronic
  • confirmed
  • continuing
  • customary
  • deep-rooted
  • deep-seated
  • dyed-in-the-wool
  • enduring
  • entrenched
  • fixed
  • habituated
  • inbred
  • incorrigible
  • indurated
  • ineradicable
  • ingrained
  • innate
  • long-lasting
  • long-lived
  • obstinate
  • old
  • perennial
  • permanent
  • persistent
  • persisting
  • set
  • settled
  • stubborn
  • sworn
  • usual
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antonyms for inveterate

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  • short-lived
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How to use inveterate in a sentence

Due both to the mountainous topography of the county and decades of inveterate deforestation, Haiti is extremely susceptible to heavy rainfall and mudslides.
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The revelation caused a stir, highlighting as it did Russia's ongoing and inveterate digital espionage campaigns.
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The taint was too inveterate to be eradicated; the evil was immedicable; Rome was already effete and moribund.
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The lessons, where he had a long inveterate habit of shuffling, came under Norman's eye at the same time.
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Austria, on the other hand, had been an old and inveterate rival of France in the race for territorial extension.
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Critias, though formerly a scholar of Socrates, became his most inveterate enemy.
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Remember, they had actually ventured at night into the bush in spite of their inveterate fear of “the spirits.”
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What more could Mithradates or any of Rome's most inveterate enemies have done?
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The Patagonians have an inveterate belief in witchcraft; it seems to be their strongest quasi-religious sentiment.
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He was followed by another who had a keen sense of the ludicrous, and who was withal an inveterate stammerer.
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