from The Century Dictionary.

  • Acting within or upon itself; loosely, reciprocally active.


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  • But 'tis pure fire -- and they mere matter are; it has THEM, not they IT: and so I choose, for man, that a third thing shall stand apart from both, a quality arise within the soul, which, intro-active, made to supervise and feel the force it has, may view itself and so be happy. "

    An Introduction to the Study of Robert Browning's Poetry Hiram Corson 1869


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