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passive
used in The Call of the Wild

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Definition
accepting what happens without trying to take control or reacting strongly
  • All passiveness and unconcern had dropped from them.
    Chapter 2 — The Law of Club and Fang (56% in)
  • When Thornton's partners, Hans and Pete, arrived on the long-expected raft, Buck refused to notice them till he learned they were close to Thornton; after that he tolerated them in a passive sort of way, accepting favors from them as though he favored them by accepting.
    Chapter 6 — For the Love of a Man (33% in)

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