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  • v  thoroughly work in
  • v  produce or try to produce a vivid impression of
  • s  (used especially of ideas or principles) deeply rooted; firmly fixed or held
    ingrained habits of a lifetime

  • So ingrained are the details of the saga in living memory that it is, perhaps, pointless to summarize them.
  • By the time he died Sunday night (of heart failure at age 71), the transformation he helped bring about in stand-up had become so ingrained that it's hard to think of Carlin as one .
  • That was really ingrained in me, and I think that helped.
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  • 5 Dazzling Facts About Fireworks
    Fireworks have a history going back to ancient China, long before the Founding Fathers led the United States to independence. But patriotic pyrotechnics have become deeply ingrained in the American tradition, with huge annual shows planned from New York Harbor to San Francisco Bay.
    July 3, 2013 - via Yahoo! News
  • ‘Red V. Blue’ documentary about commonwealth’s greatest rivalry
    It's ingrained in this state like bourbon, boxing, and bluegrass. Now, a documentary is coming out about the commonwealth's greatest rivalry.
    July 3, 2013 - WHAS TV11 Louisville
  • ‘Star Wars’ fans’ short film to air as national TV commercial
    The "Star Wars" saga is so ingrained in our collective consciousness that even a potato chip container is enough to spawn some hilarious and impressive fan films. A few months ago, Pringles potato chips and Lucasfilm asked fans to create an original short film set in the Star Wars universe using the snack food as [...]
    July 1, 2013 - The Sideshow via Yahoo! News

  • Barack Obama in USA Today
    It will not be easy "to forge a lasting partnership between former adversaries," Obama said. "It's hard to change habits that have been ingrained in our governments for decades."
  • Stuart Holden in The Associated Press
    Moving to the States at 10 and becoming ingrained in the culture and considering myself an American — obviously, I still have that Scottish tradition and culture that I'll never forget,Holden said. "But being able to represent the...
  • Gordon Brown in
    Mr Brown said: "We know that over time, ingrained cleanliness problems build up, especially in hard-to-reach places like ceilings and ventilation ducts, which cannot be dealt with by day-to-day cleaning. So over the next year, for the first time,...

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