Engrained sentence example

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  • I couldn't stop a habit so long engrained.
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  • The new power which now rose, to the first rank, created by Philip of Macedon, bad no engrained tendency inimical to the Persian.
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  • But the practice had been engrained in Hindu opinion by the authority of centuries, and had acquired the sanctity of a religious rite.
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  • From the further use of "grain" for the texture of substances, such as wood, meat, &c., "engrained" or "ingrained" means ineradicable, impregnated, dyed through and through.
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  • These are attitudes engrained in many sections of Indian society.
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  • The habit of telling the " illiterate peasant " what to do is still too deeply engrained.
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  • English is so strong and it becomes so engrained that often many people just decide not to speak Gaelic later.
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  • Can the 'crew' who thinks they are a tribe rather than a ship's crew overcome their own upbringing and engrained beliefs when it is necessary to save the ship?
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