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inherent

  
  
The inherent qualities of something are the necessary and natural parts of it.      adj   usu ADJ n   (=intrinsic)  
Stress is an inherent part of dieting., ...the dangers inherent in an outbreak of war.     
  inherently      adv   usu ADV adj  
Aeroplanes are not inherently dangerous...     
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inherent

  
  
basic, congenital, connate, essential, hereditary, immanent, inborn, inbred, inbuilt, ingrained, inherited, innate, in one's blood, instinctive, intrinsic, native, natural  
  
Antonyms     
   alien, extraneous, extrinsic, imposed, superficial, supplementary  

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