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active and passive insufficiency

insufficient
of a quantity not able to fulfill a need or requirement
passive
lacking in energy or will
passive
the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is the recipient (not the source) of the action denoted by the verb
active
a person devoted to the active life
activate
make active or more active
black-and-tan terrier
breed of short-haired black-and-tan terrier developed in Manchester, England
mortise-and-tenon joint
a joint made by inserting tenon on one piece into mortise holes in the other
black-and-white
of a situation that is sharply divided into mutually exclusive categories
rough-and-tumble
disorderly fighting
get-up-and-go
enterprising or ambitious drive
insufficiently
to an insufficient degree
insufficiency
lack of an adequate quantity or number
active
in operation
such-and-such
specific but unspecified
active
full of activity or engaged in continuous activity
active
expressing that the subject of the sentence has the semantic function of actor: "Hemingway favors active constructions"
active
engaged in or ready for military or naval operations
hundred-and-first
the ordinal number of one hundred one in counting order
hit-and-run(a)
involving a driver of a motor vehicle who leaves the scene of an accident
passive
expressing thatthe subject of the sentence is the patient of the action denoted by the verb
activating(a)
causing motion or action or change
by-and-by
an indefinite time in the future
activated
of e.g. a molecule
active
exerting influence or producing an effect
nickel-and-dime
spend money frugally
one-and-one
a foul shot that must be made in order to earn the right to a second foul shot
tool-and-die work
the craft of making special tools and dies
nickel-and-dime
accumulate gradually
hundred-and-fifth
the ordinal number of one hundred five in counting order
down-and-out
lacking resources (or any prospect of resources)
profit-and-loss statement
a financial statement that gives operating results for a specific period
active
chemical agent capable of activity
bed-and-breakfast
an overnight boardinghouse with breakfast
passivism
the doctrine that all violence in unjustifiable
activated
rendered active
time-and-motion study
an analysis of a specific job in an effort to find the most efficient method in terms of time and effort
buy-and-bust operation
an undercover operation by narcotics detectives to catch unsuspecting drug dealers
active
(of e.g. volcanos) erupting or liable to erupt
activate
make more adsorptive
activated
(of sewage) treated with aeration and bacteria to aid decomposition
pump-and-dump scheme
an illegal scheme for making money by manipulating stock prices
spic-and-span
completely neat and clean
hundred-and-ninetieth
the ordinal number of one hundred eighty-five in counting order
hide-and-seek
a game in which a child covers his eyes while the other players hide then tries to find them
active
engaged in full-time work
pen-and-ink
a drawing executed with pen and ink
pepper-and-salt
a fabric woven with flecks of light and dark
activated
set up and placed on active assignment
black-and-blue
discolored by coagulation of blood beneath the skin
insufficiency
a lack of competence
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