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  1. disinvestment the withdrawal of capital from a country or corporation
  2. investment laying out money or capital in an enterprise
  3. percussive instrument a musical instrument in which the sound is produced by one object striking another
  4. passive resistance peaceful resistance to a government by fasting or refusing to cooperate
  5. bill of indictment a formal document written for a prosecuting attorney charging a person with some offense
  6. resentment a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
  7. passive immunity an impermanent form of acquired immunity in which antibodies against a disease are acquired naturally (as through the placenta to an unborn child) or artificially (as by injection of antiserum)
  8. passing comment an incidental remark
  9. sentiment a personal belief or judgment
  10. return on investment (corporate finance) the amount, expressed as a percentage, that is earned on a company's total capital calculated by dividing the total capital into earnings before interest, taxes, or dividends are paid
  11. disappointment dissatisfaction when expectations are not realized
  12. term of enlistment a period of time spent in military service
  13. presentment an official, written accusation of a crime
  14. presentiment a feeling of evil to come
  15. passive resister a reformer who believes in passive resistance
  16. discontentment a feeling of unhappiness with the present situation
  17. passive voice when the subject of a sentence is a recipient of the action
  18. derivative instrument a financial instrument whose value is based on another security
  19. manifest clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
  20. disconcertment anxious embarrassment