- existing as an inseparable part; intrinsic
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in•her•ent /ɪnˈhɪrənt, -ˈhɛr-/USA pronunciation adj.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
in•her•ent (in hēr′ənt, -her′-),USA pronunciation adj.
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accent - affinity - aptitude - attach - autocrat - biological clock - built-in - charisma - constitutional - crisis theology - decrease - develop - dialectical theology - disability - dislike - dramatic irony - draw - essential - ethnocentrism - extrinsic - eye - faculty - flexible - immanent - implicit - inactive - inalienable - inborn - inbred - indigenous - inert - inhere - inherence - inherency - innate - intrinsic - merit - mettle - motherhood - native - nature - occupational hazard - orenda - organic - original sin - outward - physiocrat - poison - potency - potentiality
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