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Definitionpotentially existing but not presently evident or active
- Calm, gentle, passionless, as he appeared, there was yet, we fear, a quiet depth of malice, hitherto latent, but active now, in this unfortunate old man, which led him to imagine a more intimate revenge than any mortal had ever wreaked upon an enemy.Chapter 11 -- The Interior of a Heart (3% in)
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