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The taint was too inveterate to be eradicated; the evil was immedicable; Rome was already effete and moribund.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
The lessons, where he had a long inveterate habit of shuffling, came under Norman's eye at the same time.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
Austria, on the other hand, had been an old and inveterate rival of France in the race for territorial extension.
THE LIFE OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTEWILLIAM MILLIGAN SLOANE
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.”
What more could Mithradates or any of Rome's most inveterate enemies have done?
The Patagonians have an inveterate belief in witchcraft; it seems to be their strongest quasi-religious sentiment.
ARGENTINAW. A. HIRST
He was followed by another who had a keen sense of the ludicrous, and who was withal an inveterate stammerer.
LIBRARY NOTESA. P. RUSSELL
His bloated face betrayed him an inveterate drunkard; his staring little eyes blinked humbly.
The enmity subsisting between the Jews and Samaritans was very ancient in its origin, and exceedingly inveterate in its character.

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