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passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
rend - split; tear apart; N. rent; CF. heartrending: causing deep sorrow
dismember - cut into small parts; cut (a body) apart limb from limb
intangible - not able to be perceived by touch; vague
graduate - arrange into categories or grades; divide into marked intervals (for use in measurement); Ex. graduated ruler
seminal - related to seed or semen; germinal; creative; providing a basis for further development; influencing future developments; Ex. seminal research in a new field
introspective - looking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination
officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy
incognito - with identity concealed; using an assumed name; ADJ.
mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy