Inveterately \In*vet"er*ate*ly\, adv. In an inveterate manner or degree. ``Inveterately tough.'' --Hawthorne. [1913 Webster]

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  • inveterately — inveterate ► ADJECTIVE 1) having a long standing and firmly established habit or activity: an inveterate gambler. 2) (of a feeling or habit) firmly established. DERIVATIVES inveteracy noun inveterately adverb. ORIGIN Latin inveteratus made old …   English terms dictionary

  • inveterately — adverb see inveterate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • inveterately — See inveteracy. * * * …   Universalium

  • inveterately — adverb For a long time …   Wiktionary

  • inveterately — adv. in an inveterate manner, in a firmly settled manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • inveterately — in·vet·er·ate·ly …   English syllables

  • inveterately — ved.ərə̇tlē, vetər , , li adverb : in an inveterate manner : persistently …   Useful english dictionary

  • inveterate — inveterately, adv. inveterateness, n. /in vet euhr it/, adj. 1. settled or confirmed in a habit, practice, feeling, or the like: an inveterate gambler. 2. firmly established by long continuance, as a disease, habit, practice, feeling, etc.;… …   Universalium

  • inveterate — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin inveteratus, from past participle of inveterare to age (v.t.), from in + veter , vetus old more at wether Date: 14th century 1. firmly established by long persistence < the inveterate tendency to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Bucky O'Neill — William Owen O Neill (February 2, 1860 ndash;July 1 1898), known as Buckey O Neill, was a American soldier, sheriff, newspaper editor, miner, politician, gambler and lawyer, mainly in Arizona.Early lifeO Neill was born on February 2, 1860, either …   Wikipedia

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