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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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For marketers, this means an opportunity to sell to a group of prospects who aren’t just passive readers or random social media users but active listeners who are willing to end the day having learned and encountered something new.
More passive screen time was linked to worse outcomes in health and school achievement, the researchers found, compared with the other categories.
If the situation turns another way, you might find yourself passive in the face of great evil, unsure what to make of it.
As others have pointed out, for example, the term “officer-involved shooting” is a passive phrasing that deemphasizes police officers’ use of deadly force, obscuring their role in state violence.
It’s not surprising that his therapist says Charlie engages in “passive suicidal behavior” or that Charlie’s love life sucks.
They are happy participating as passive members in Scroll’s fleet of media partners, since they can learn from the project and don’t have to cannibalize their audience.
YouTube’s change could also spur a passive revenue boost for publishers because it will apply to the videos they have already uploaded to the platform.
So I really thought there was something interesting here about the fact that I didn’t feel passive and I was more active on it.
To turn the meeting from a time-wasting orgy of passive-aggression into a well-oiled decision-making machine.
Passive hyperemia occurs most commonly in diseases of the heart and liver and in pregnancy.

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machinateverb (used with or without object) | [mak-uh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION