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passive - not active; acted upon; receiving an action without acting in return; accepting without resistance
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
fertile - producing many young, fruits, or seeds; (of land) producing good crops; V. fertilize
incarnate - endowed with flesh; invested with bodily form; personified; Ex. devil incarnate; V: give bodily form to; embody
incendiary - arsonist; ADJ: causing fire; of arson; Ex. incendiary bomb
equilibrium - balance of opposing forces; balance of the mind; equanimity
negligence - neglect; failure to take reasonable care; ADJ. negligent: neglectful; lax; not taking enough care
dominant - exercising the most influence; high and easily seen; stronger than the other part of a system; not recessive
intimate - hint; suggest; imply; ADJ: marked by close relationship; familiar; private; personal; Ex. intimate knowledge/thoughts in the diary; N: close friend or confidant; CF. intimacy
apropos - with reference to; regarding; Ex. remarks apropos (of) the present situation; ADJ. ADV.