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reflection
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The Time Machine
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  • A pair of eyes, luminous by reflection against the daylight without, was watching me out of the darkness.
  • Sitting by the side of these wells, and peering down into the shafted darkness, I could see no gleam of water, nor could I start any reflection with a lighted match.

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  • Then, as my vigil wore on, came a faintness in the eastward sky, like the reflection of some colourless fire, and the old moon rose, thin and peaked and white.
  • The hissing and crackling behind me, the explosive thud as each fresh tree burst into flame, left little time for reflection.
  • This whole space was as bright as day with the reflection of the fire.

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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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