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dormant
used in Where the Red Fern Grows

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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
  • It's strange indeed how memories can lie dormant in a man's mind for so many years.
    Chapter 1 (41% in)

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