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Life is at its best when it's shaken and stirred.F. Paul Facult
- Rhymes: -ɛkt
Third person singular
- (transitive) To bend back (light etc) from a surface.
- A mirror reflects the light that shines on it.
- (transitive) To mirror, or show the image of something.
- The shop window reflected his image as he walked past.
- (transitive) To bring as a consequence.
- The team's victory reflects the Captain's abilities.
- (intransitive) To be bent back.
- The laser light was reflected from the spaceman's visor.
- (intransitive) To give evidence of someone's or something's character etc.
- The teacher's ability reflects well on the school.
- (intransitive) To think seriously; to ponder or consider.
- People do that sort of thing every day, without ever stopping to reflect on the consequences.
- 1985 — Justin Richards, Option Lock, p 229
- Not for the first time, he reflected that it was not so much the speeches that strained the nerves as the palaver that went with them.
To mirror, or show the image of something
To bring as a consequence
To give evidence of someone's or something's character etc.
To think seriously; to ponder or consider.
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