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bred-in-the-bone

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1 being such by habit and not likely to change
  • a bred-in-the-bone Democrat who always votes a straight ticket

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2 firmly established over time
  • bred-in-the-bone honesty earned him the nickname of "Honest Abe"

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“Bred-in-the-bone.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bred-in-the-bone. Accessed 23 Feb. 2020.

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