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Correct spelling:
entrenched
Definition:
dug in

Synonyms:

adjective
all
entrenched.
deep-rooted
dyed-in-the-wool.
defended
fortified.
dyed-in-the-wool
well-established, deep down, longstanding, through and through, die hard, out and out, the core, to the core, deep-down, deep-dyed, deeply ingrained.
established
firm, fixed, fortified, rooted, dug in.
inveterate
hardcore, hard core.
noun
entrenched
constituted, established, invulnerable.
established
firm, fixed, fortified, rooted, safe.
verb
defended
fortified.
Examples of usage:
  1. The heavy artillery was also brought into action and strongly entrenched. – London to Ladysmith via Pretoria by Winston Spencer Churchill
  2. On the morning of the 19th the enemy was found to have again abandoned his works, but was found strongly entrenched two miles to the rear. – History of the Dewitt guard, company A, 50th regiment National guard, state of New York by Unknown
  3. After the fierce onslaught on Paris, which failed, the Germans entrenched. – Private Peat by Harold R. Peat
  4. Strongly entrenched with a flesh wound, he had all the sympathy of society on his side; and, after having been confined for a few weeks, he could go to Paris for a few months, and then return, as if the Graftons had never crossed his eye, rid of a troublesome mistress and a troublesome friend. – The Young Duke by Benjamin Disraeli
  5. I went over the island of Cortetz, and saw everywhere numerous traces of fortifications and entrenched camps. – Travels in the Steppes of the Caspian Sea, the Crimea, the Caucasus, &c. by Xavier Hommaire de Hell

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