inveterate


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subject to a disease or habit for a long time

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habitual

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in a habitual and longstanding manner

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After every successful trade he generally passed a longer or shorter term in jail; for when a poor man without goods or chattels has the inveterate habit of swapping, it follows naturally that he must have something to swap; and having nothing of his own, it follows still more naturally that he must swap something belonging to his neighbors.
The inveterate willfulness and caprice of his proceedings in these particulars defied every effort to reduce them to a system, and baffled all attempts at calculating on them beforehand.
I shall confine myself to correcting a few misapprehensions which have, I am told, arisen among readers who from inveterate habit cannot bring the persons and events of a novel into any relation with the actual conditions of life.
Let the most scrupulous expositors of delegated powers; let the most inveterate objectors against those exercised by the convention, answer these questions.
An inveterate Bonapartist; took an active part in the return from the Island of Elba.
So it is with all other dispositions also, unless through lapse of time a disposition has itself become inveterate and almost impossible to dislodge: in which case we should perhaps go so far as to call it a habit.
These savages are the most dangerous banditti of the mountains, and the inveterate foe of the trappers.
Churchill on Poland: It is a mystery and tragedy of European history, that a people capable of every heroic virtue, gifted, valiant, charming as individuals, should repeatedly show such inveterate faults in.
Planners exacerbate traffic flow fiasco YOUR inveterate correspondent, S T Vaughan, again hits the nail firmly on the head concerning his city centre traffic experience of traffic flow fiasco.
Very often a person descends once for a hunt, realizes that this is not his and does not become such a good, inveterate hunter.
Fresh from the city and with endless money to dispose of, the older one showers her with gifts which the younger, handsome and inveterate gambler wants to put to better use.
I fully agree with Colonel Stogran's conclusion that misinformation domestically generated by those consumed by what General Washington called "permanent, inveterate antipathies and passionate attachments" is at least as harmful as the misinformation generated by foreign sources.
In the column headlined "Sorry, ladies - equal pay has to be earned", Myers said: "Jews are not generally noted for their insistence on selling their talent for the lowest possible price, which is the most useful measure there is of inveterate, lost-with-allhands stupidity.
He is infamous for being an inveterate racist and xenophobe who depicted nonwhite characters in the most offensive mannerpossible.
Your Honour may have formed a view about him, that he is a person entrenched in dishonesty, an inveterate liar.