Definition of 'inveterate'
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Then the inveterate boozer within overcame all rival personae and he asked with a stealthy curiosity: `What are you having?THE CALLIGRAPHER (2002)
From then on he became an inveterate boat-dealer, a habit he preferred to keep secret by indulging it in other towns.THE MAIN CAGES (2002)
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