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entrenched

adjective
variants: also intrenched

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entrenched

verb
variants: also intrenched
past tense of entrench

Synonyms & Antonyms of entrenched (Entry 2 of 2)

to set solidly in or as if in surrounding matter
  • a father who entrenched in our minds the belief that hard work pays off

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“Entrenched.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/entrenched. Accessed 2 Dec. 2020.

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