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But for the first few weeks of his tenure as secretary of the Treasury, Mnuchin was still giddy over the potential to slash the nation’s tax rates and unleash that sweet, pent-up economic growth.
The combination of pent up energy, boredom, goofiness, and willingness to entertain the intrepid fans braving the weather has produced some unexpected results.
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Origin and Etymology of pent
probably from past participle of obsolete English pend to confine
First Known Use: 1542See Words from the same year
PENT Defined for Kids
Definition of pent for Students
: kept inside : not released pent emotions
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