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reflection
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Lord of the Flies
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as in: my reflection in the mirror Define
an image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • He looked in the pool for his reflection, but his breathing troubled the mirror.
  • He peered at his reflection and disliked it.

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  • I was looking at my reflection in her sunglasses.
  • He looked at his reflection in the pond.

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as in: lit by the reflection Define
light seen after it bounces off a surface to another; or the process of bouncing light, sound, or other energy off of a surface
  • Then he sat carefully on a fallen trunk near the little cliff that fronted the lagoon; and the tangled reflections quivered over him.
  • The palms that still stood made a green roof, covered on the underside with a quivering tangle of reflections from the lagoon.

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  • Normally the underside of the green roof was lit by a tangle of golden reflections, and their faces were lit upside down—like, thought Ralph, when you hold an electric torch in your hands.

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  • I watched the reflection of the sunlight in the underside of the pool umbrella.
  • Sunlight reflections played upon the palm leaves above the lagoon.

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as in: my reflection in the mirror Define
an image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
as in: lit by the reflection Define
light seen after it bounces off a surface to another; or the process of bouncing light, sound, or other energy off of a surface
as in: is a reflection of American values Define
representation, demonstration, or expression
as in: After reflection, I think... Define
careful thought -- sometimes concerning memories
as in: share my reflections about it Define
thoughts or memories
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