Day-96 (Intrinsic)

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Word:
                Intrinsic

Status:
                Adjective

Meaning:
                 Belonging to the essential nature of a thing: occuring as a natural part of something

Sentences:
1) The intrinsic value of the gem always surprises common folk.
2) The intrinsic brightness of the North Star is breaktaking.

Origin:
                French intrenséque, from Latin intrinsecus which means 'internal'.

First use:
                 1635

Synonyms:
                  built-in, constitutional, essential, inborn, inbred

Antonyms:
                   adventicious, extrinsic.

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