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abeyant

[uh-bey-uhnt]
adjective
temporarily inactive, stopped, or suspended.

Origin:
1865–70; abey(ance) + -ant

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abeyant

adjective
inactive but capable of becoming active; "her feelings of affection are dormant but easily awakened" 
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