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Adjective
Being a part of the innermost nature of a person or thing
“Morals tend to be deeply ingrained.”
Adjective
Fixed, established
“The belief in a positive attitude is so ingrained in American thinking.”
Adjective
Fixed, established
“He moved quietly up the stained stone stoop; impressions of dead leaves and ingrained dirt gave the granite stairway a pepper-like color.”
Verb
Simple past tense for to set solidly in or as if in surrounding matter
“Where it's appropriate, I'll suggest a favorite drill to ingrain a move or feeling.”
Verb
Simple past tense for firmly fix or establish (a habit, belief, or attitude) in a person
“… the journalism professor has long ingrained his students with a deep respect for their chosen profession.”
Verb
Past participle for to set solidly in or as if in surrounding matter
“Where it's appropriate, I'll suggest a favorite drill to ingrain a move or feeling.”
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