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latent
used in The Iliad by Homer - (translated by: Pope)

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Definition
potentially existing but not presently evident or active
  • For not to thee to know the gods is given, Unskill'd to trace the latent marks of heaven.
    Book 22 (6% in)
  • But when the circling seasons in their train Brought back the grateful day that crown'd our pain, With menace stern the fraudful king defied Our latent godhead, and the prize denied: Mad as he was, he threaten'd servile bands, And doom'd us exiles far in barbarous lands.
    Book 21 (73% in)
  • To whom the latent god: "O king, forbear To tempt my youth, for apt is youth to err.
    Book 24 (53% in)

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