Thesaurus / dormancy
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The activity of the plague in London in 1563 made up for its dormancy in the years preceding.

The most remarkable thing about them is the length and intensity of their dormancy in hibernation.

That has been during their season of dormancy, but in every case they have pushed at the proper time.

The change of seasons, and an annual period of dormancy, demand forethought and prudence.

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Men wonder at mummy-wheat germinating after a thousand years of dormancy.

That is a sign of the absence, or at least of the dormancy, of the Comic idea.

In the locality of my study racers spend approximately half the year in winter dormancy.

Thus, at the proper time, the milk-glands of a mammalian mother are awakened from their dormancy.

His life had been too stirring and active for him ever to relapse into dormancy, while his faculties were left to him.

During this confinement, they do not hibernate but rather enter a state of "dormancy" and become inactive.

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