inveterate


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Related to inveterate: impecuniosity, repugnancy
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That what we falsely call a religious cry is easily raised by men who have no religion, and who in their daily practice set at nought the commonest principles of right and wrong; that it is begotten of intolerance and persecution; that it is senseless, besotted, inveterate and unmerciful; all History teaches us.
An inveterate traveler, Fran and her son Joseph lived in China for a year where Fran travelled to Tibet.
Contact: 029 2030 4400 Emma Blackery Clwb Ifor Bach, Cardiff, 7pm Tickets: PS8 The Essex pop performer and inveterate YouTuber (she has 600,000 subscribers to her channel) comes to Cardiff with others on the Upload 3 tour).
The ministry added that the report was set up by the US and its satellite forces out of inveterate repugnance towards the DPRK (Democratic People's Republic of Korea), the Sky News reported.
The North's foreign ministry said it categorically rejects the report by the UN Commission of Inquiry, which it said was "set up the US and its satellite forces out of inveterate repugnance towards the DPRK", Voice of Russia reported.
My chauffeur is a better driver than I ever was" Three-times Formula One world champion Sir Jackie Stewart "My wardrobe is a mismatch: one half full of things that shouldn't be there and the other half full of things that I want there but that should be in the bin" Businesswoman and football executive Karren Brady, above "My husband refers to my approach to personal admin as that of an amnesiac squirrel" Journalist and inveterate hoarder, Sarah Vine, wife of Education Secretary Michael Gove "In the UK illegally?
The company president, Jim Sano, said, 'We're inveterate travellers and family people, and we know from personal experience that travel bonds families like nothing else.
In real-life Sally Dynevor, the actress who plays the former wild-child turned inveterate snob and failed mum, is one of the nicest, most unspoilt people you could wish to meet.
Neil Afram, from the domestic air purification company, said: "The recent Top of The Pongs charts suggest that, following the smoking ban in public places, inveterate smokers are smoking as much, if not more, in the home.
Even the city's inveterate party- hoppers insist on calling it a night by 12.
He was an inveterate liar about so many other matters, including his own nationality and origins, and, according to Dr Emyr Wyn Jones, an egoistical narcissist.
That is precisely why Admiral Rous's ingenious scale has stood the test of time, and will continue to stand, despite the misguided histrionics of inveterate modernists.