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passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
feral - (of an animal) not domestic; wild
automaton - mechanism that imitates actions of humans; machine that works by itself
inadvertently - unintentionally; by oversight; carelessly
beatitude - blessedness; state of great happiness
avuncular - of or like an uncle
stratum - layer of earth's surface; layer of society; PL. strata
extradition - surrender of prisoner by one state to another; Ex. extradition treaty; V. extradite
spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
pernicious - very harmful; deadly; very destructive; Ex. pernicious effect/anemia