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potentially existing but not presently evident or active
  • We know that she possessed a latent telekinetic talent, commonly referred to as TK.
latent = potentially existing but not presently active
  • 41): Both medical and psychological writers on the subject are in agreement that Carrie White's exceptionally late and traumatic commencement of the menstrual cycle might well have provided the trigger for her latent talent.
  • The latent hysterics had come out grinning and gibbering.

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