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reaction (n):
doing something in opposition to another way of doing it that you don't like
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his style of painting was a reaction against cubism
reaction (n):
a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent
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a bad reaction to the medicine.
his responses have slowed with age
reaction (n):
an idea evoked by some experience
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his reaction to the news was to start planning what to do
reaction (n):
extreme conservatism in political or social matters
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the forces of reaction carried the election
reaction (n):
a response that reveals a person's feelings or attitude
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he was pleased by the audience's reaction to his performance.
John feared his mother's reaction when she saw the broken lamp
reaction (n):
(mechanics) the equal and opposite force that is produced when any force is applied to a body
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every action has an equal and opposite reaction
reaction (n):
(chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others
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there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water
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One should live his own life and let others live their lives.


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