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ingrained

  
, engrained  
      adj  
1    deeply impressed or instilled  
his fears are deeply ingrained     
2    prenominal   complete or inveterate; utter  
an ingrained fool     
3    (esp. of dirt) worked into or through the fibre, grain, pores, etc.  
  ingrainedly, engrainedly      adv  
  ingrainedness, engrainedness      n  
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ingrained

  
  
brassbound, constitutional, deep-rooted, deep-seated, fixed, fundamental, hereditary, inborn, inbred, inbuilt, indelible, ineradicable, inherent, in the blood, intrinsic, inveterate, rooted  

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