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passive
Used In
The Fountainhead
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  • He felt a sensual pleasure in giving orders to Roark; and he felt also a fury of resentment at Roark’s passive compliance.
  • He was leading his greatest crusade—with the help of finks, drifters, drunkards, and humble drudges too passive to quit.

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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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