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passive
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Mansfield Park
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  • A week had passed in this way, and no suspicion of it conveyed by her quiet passive manner, when she was found one morning by her cousin Edmund, the youngest of the sons, sitting crying on the attic stairs.
  • The hand which had so pressed hers to his heart! the hand and the heart were alike motionless and passive now!

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  • She plays a passive role in their relationship.
  • Watching television is too passive for me. I prefer more active hobbies.

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