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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.
  • 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.
  • In these traits are engrained the general conditions of history and culture, under which the Iranians lived: on the one hand, the contrast between Iranian and Turanian; on the other, the dominating position of Babylon, which influenced most strongly the civilization and religion of Iran.
  • 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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