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  • adv. In an inactive manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an inactive manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an inactive manner; idly; sluggishly; without motion, effort, or employment.


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inactive +‎ -ly


  • It praised the SEC's move to erect a system of single-stock trading halts but said they should be expanded to all but the most inactively traded listed stocks, exchange-traded funds and related derivatives.

    'Flash Crash' Report Backs Curbs for High-Speed Trades

  • The RNC cannot continue to sit inactively as the American economy collapses and the government marches into dictatorship.

    Belmont Club » Double Down

  • At the same time he kept watching the far bigger ship which had been waiting inactively at a distance of 12,000 miles and now suddenly resumed speed.

    Parlor Games

  • I was interested in the automatic repayment idea, as our organization has a number of folks who just fall away inactively rather than actively cancel their memberships.

    Life Cycle V – Renewal

  • I have been inactively looking for a great pot pie recipe… and you just hit the nail on the head.

    chicken pot pie | smitten kitchen

  • The slower-growing economy, along with reduced investor demand for leveraged loans, has caused the prices of many of American Capital's loans, many of which are inactively traded, to drop.

    Rule Clouds American Capital

  • Therefore if there is a hell, it is filled with souls whose damnation he planned in every detail and participated in, either inactively by failing to exert the minimal effort of will to keep that person out of there, or actively by knowingly setting those souls on a lifepath that would end in damnation.

    switched on Jesus! « raincoaster

  • IN SPITE of this, we should not wait inactively for the creation of a situation in which Israel, Iran and perhaps Arab states like Egypt and Saudi Arabia will possess nuclear bombs.

    Who is Afraid of the Iranian Bomb?

  • Go on a walk, garden, do anything other than sit passively and inactively in front of a keyboard.

    Cathy Young’s Reasoning is (Insert Generic Fat Reference Here)

  • The ammunition of the defenders of the bridge began to fail at this important crisis; messages, commanding and imploring succours and supplies, were in vain dispatched, one after the other, to the main body of the presbyterian army, which remained inactively drawn up on the open fields in the rear.

    Old Mortality


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