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reflection
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Harry Potter (#1) and the Sorcerer's Stone
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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
  • Once he caught sight of a flash of gold, but it was just a reflection from one of the Weasleys’ wristwatches,
    p.187.5

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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)
  • If she was really there, he’d touch her, their reflections were so close together, but he felt only air — she and the others existed only in the mirror.
    p.208.6
  • Sure enough, his reflection looked back at him, just his head suspended in midair, his body completely invisible.
    p.201.8

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  • He pulled the cloak over his head and his reflection vanished completely.
    p.201.8
  • The reflections did not fade and he looked and looked until a distant noise brought him back to his senses.
    p.209.4
  • His panic fading now that there was no sound of Filch and Snape, Harry moved nearer to the mirror, wanting to look at himself but see no reflection again.
    p.208.1
  • A woman standing right behind his reflection was smiling at him and waving.
    p.208.5
  • Harry was so close to the mirror now that his nose was nearly touching that of his reflection.
    p.208.9
  • He saw his reflection, pale and scared-looking at first.
    p.292.6
  • But a moment later, the reflection smiled at him.
    p.292.6

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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: 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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