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dormant
used in David Copperfield

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Definition not active or growing, but capable of doing so in the future — such as:
  • a volcano that is not erupting and not extinct
  • a plant not growing in the winter
  • a persons talents or feelings that are yet to be realized
  • She had then taken the impassive figure in her arms, and, still upon her knees, was weeping over it, kissing it, calling to it, rocking it to and fro upon her bosom like a child, and trying every tender means to rouse the dormant senses.
    Chapters 55-57 (62% in)

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