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entrenching

verb
variants: also intrenching
present participle of entrench

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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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“Entrenching.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/entrenching. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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