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Old; firmly established by long continuance; of long standing; obstinately deep-rooted; as, an inveterate disease; an inveterate habit.
(of a person) Having habits fixed by long continuance; confirmed; habitual; as, an inveterate idler or smoker.
Malignant; virulent; spiteful.
(obsolete) To fix and settle by long continuance; to entrench.