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dormant
used in Change of Heart by Picoult

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Definition
not active or growing, but capable of doing so in the future
in various senses, including:
  • a volcano that is not erupting and not extinct
  • a plant not growing in the winter
  • a disease that is not currently causing harm or growing worse, but which is not cured and might grow worse in the future
  • a person's talents or feelings that are yet to be realized
  • I walked through the lobby, past the dormant metal detectors, took a deep breath, and opened the door.

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