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Word of the day for July 12
inveterate adj
  1. Old; firmly established by long continuance; of long standing; obstinately deep-rooted; as, an inveterate disease; an inveterate habit.
  2. (of a person) Having habits fixed by long continuance; confirmed; habitual; as, an inveterate idler or smoker.
  3. Malignant; virulent; spiteful.

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