deep-dyed

deep-dyed

adj
usually derogatory thoroughgoing; absolute; complete

deep′-dyed`



adj.
thoroughgoing: a deep-dyed villain.
[1810–20]
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A Single Star is at her side, and reigns With her o'er half the lovely heaven; but still Yon sunny Sea heaves brightly, and remains Rolled o'er the peak of the far Rhaetian hill, As Day and Night contending were, until Nature reclaimed her order--gently flows The deep-dyed Brenta, where their hues instil The odorous Purple of a new-born rose, Which streams upon her stream, and glassed within it glows, Stanza XXIX.
They were as deep-dyed in the American grain as Anti-Federalists, runaway slaves, baseball hippies, and draft-resister farmers.
The 1964 theory was that many millions of conservatives abstained from voting because the GOP did not nominate sufficiently deep-dyed conservatives.
Despite widespread negativity and contempt from the media and deep-dyed male ignorance from a Parliament that hadn't budged from the 1950s, Pearson was finally pushed into alarmed acquiescence after Sabia threatened to bring two million women marching to Ottawa.
More than being blind, amnesic and insane, they are deep-dyed hypocrites because their sense of right and wrong kicks in only selectively.
One has to be either a deep-dyed child of Massachusetts or an unabashed state worshiper more European than American to compare the reduction of Fort Sumter to the two massive sneak attacks by foreign enemies.
It can only lead to death and destruction, realities that are scorned by the deep-dyed warrior and his misconceptions of manhood.
The movement, which assumed power in the south in the early 1920s through the partition settlement with Britain, was already deep-dyed in Catholicism.
But Johnson, a deep-dyed Conservative, was only expressing cross-party fears at coalition schemes which don't appear to have been properly thought through.
Keep it simple in the bathroom with deep-dyed towels in red and mocha and simple white accessories: Hand towels from pounds 4 for two; ceramics from pounds 1.
It's not only deep-dyed Blues fans who will be desperately hoping that Birmingham City pull off a blinding victory this weekend.
SKINNIES or flared, floor-skimmers or ankle grazers, ripped and bleached or deep-dyed indigo - with denim being one of this season's hottest fashion trends, anything goes on the jeans front.