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inveterate

inveterate

inveterate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word inveterate

Definition
(adj) habitual
Synonyms : chronic
Example Sentence
  • a chronic smoker

Definition
(adv) in a habitual and longstanding manner
Synonyms : chronically
Example Sentence
  • smoking chronically

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for inveterate

In this word. we have a root ie.. veter--that have lasted a long time and seem likely to continue. This itself gives an idea of the meaning.
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by Raghav

World war II veterans. veter is a root which means for a long time
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by subhasish

in + veter (water) + ate -> even in water (flood) a deeply rooted tree will stand still...
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by NikhilAgl

Inveterate = in wet(vet) ra tea tagudam...its a habitual, deeply rooted, firmly established thing to have when the climate is wet..
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by saker

He had the habit of collecting information about different animals and he chose to study vet (veterinary) as his professional course.
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by savakarv

invert + rate >>> yane jab koi shopkeeper ya koi bhaji wala rate bolata hai, tab womens ko AADAT(habitual) hoti hai bhaav karne ki
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by RajeshBorkar

Inveterate = In + better + ate; He ated in good manner so he will lasting long.
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by shaktipada

These veteran smokers are inveterate smokers
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by hmpai

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