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word: quiescence


quiescence

Definition: (noun) A state of quiet (but possibly temporary) inaction.
Synonyms: dormancy
Usage: The volcano erupted after centuries of quiescence. Discuss.
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The evolution of electric fish has long fascinated scientists, in part because the feature developed independently in six different groups of fish in disparate regions of the globe. Despite differences in the appearance and locations of these creatures’ electric organs, DNA evidence now shows that the genetic and biological pathways that brought about their electrification are the same in many if not all electric fish. More… Discuss