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Word: ingrained

Definition: deeply established; firmly rooted; Ex. ingrained dirt/prejudice


Sentences Containing 'ingrained'

By the 1920s, the word was so ingrained in the consciousness that, in Evelyn Waugh’s novel, "Decline and Fall" (1928), the Hon Margot Beste-Chetwynd took Viscount Metroland as her second husband.
Despite tepid reception among some, there were also many who admired Astley's writing for both its style and for the subject matter, such as writer Kerryn Goldsworthy, who was quoted as saying, "I love its densely woven grammar, its ingrained humour, its uncompromising politics, and its undimmed outrage at human folly, stupidity and greed".
However, these choreographies are now considered classic, and many of the innovations she premiered in them have become so ingrained in Kathak performance that people are unaware that they were once just that: innovations.
In view of this legend, the religious significance of Enchey Monastery is deeply ingrained in every household in Gangtok.
Paul on the island, ingrained the strong Roman Catholic legacy which is still the official and most practised religion in Malta today.
The Riddler's criminal "modus operandi" is so deeply ingrained into his personality that he is virtually powerless to stop himself from acting it out (as shown in his fourth comic book appearance).
There are several factors that play into institutional racism, including but not limited to: accumulated wealth/benefits from racial groups that have benefited from past discrimination, educational and occupational disadvantages faced by non-native English speakers in the United States, ingrained stereotypical images that still remain in the society (e.g. black men are likely to be criminals).
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