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Synonyms for entrenched

Verb

1. entrench, intrench, fasten, fix, secure
usage: fix firmly or securely
2. impinge, encroach, entrench, trench, trespass, take advantage
usage: impinge or infringe upon; "This impinges on my rights as an individual"; "This matter entrenches on other domains"
3. entrench, dig in
usage: occupy a trench or secured area; "The troops dug in for the night"

Adjective

1. entrenched, invulnerable (vs. vulnerable)
usage: dug in
2. entrenched, established (vs. unestablished), constituted
usage: established firmly and securely; "the entrenched power of the nobility"
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