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latent
used in The Call of the Wild

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potentially existing but not presently evident or active
  • Even so, it was a hard fight, and it aroused the last latent remnants of Buck's ferocity.
    Chapter 7 — The Sounding of the Call (39% in)
latent = potentially existing but not presently evident or active
  • The facts of life took on a fiercer aspect; and while he faced that aspect uncowed, he faced it with all the latent cunning of his nature aroused.
    Chapter 1 — Into the Primitive (76% in)

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