old, long-standing


  • inveterate

    An inveterate person is always doing a particular thing, especially something questionable—and they are not likely to stop doing it.

  • inveteracy

    the state of always doing a particular thing and not inclined to stop doing so

  • veteran

    rendered competent through trial and experience

  • veterinarian

    a doctor who practices veterinary medicine

  • veterinary

    of or relating to veterinarians or veterinary medicine

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