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reflection
as in:  my reflection in the mirror


I was looking at my reflection in her sunglasses.
  an image (seen on a mirror or other shiny surface)
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Strongly Associated with:   reflect
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  • I was looking at my reflection in her sunglasses.
  • He looked at his reflection in the pond.
  • This mirror gives a flattering reflection that makes you look a little thinner.
  • On every kind of pretext she would run away from work and go to the drinking pool, where she would stand foolishly gazing at her own reflection in the water.
    George Orwell  --  Animal Farm

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  • He looked in the pool for his reflection, but his breathing troubled the mirror.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • 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.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • I avoid looking at him directly, but I catch a glimpse of his reflection in one of the shiny control consoles along the wall.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • Reflections of blue and gray swirled on the water as a fresh breeze ruffled the spruce boughs and sent ripples along the shoreline.
    Ben Mikaeslen  --  Touching Spirit Bear
  • Sorry, I’ve just never been allowed to stare at my reflection for this long.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • He peered at his reflection and disliked it.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies

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  • I sneak a look at my reflection when she isn’t paying attention—not for the sake of vanity, but out of curiosity.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • It is too late to look away, but instead of scolding me, she smiles at our reflection.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • In my reflection, I see a narrow face, wide, round eyes, and a long, thin nose—I still look like a little girl, though sometime in the last few months I turned sixteen.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • I can see my reflection from all angles: the gray fabric obscuring the shape of my back, my long neck, my knobby-knuckled hands, red with a blood blush.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • If I tilt it right, I can almost see my reflection over the hands.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • I can look at my reflection whenever I want.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • I open my eyes and for the first time stare openly at my own reflection.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • I look at my reflection in the small mirror on the back wall and see a stranger.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • Sure enough, his reflection looked back at him, just his head suspended in midair, his body completely invisible.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • He pulled the cloak over his head and his reflection vanished completely.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • Uriah stares at his reflection in the elevator doors and pats his hair down.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • I see something in front of me—my own faint reflection.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • A flicker of movement in the reflection made Cole glance up, but then he realized the movement was a fish hovering near his knees.
    Ben Mikaeslen  --  Touching Spirit Bear
  • The reflections did not fade and he looked and looked until a distant noise brought him back to his senses.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • 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.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • A woman standing right behind his reflection was smiling at him and waving.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • Harry was so close to the mirror now that his nose was nearly touching that of his reflection.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • He saw his reflection, pale and scared-looking at first.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • But a moment later, the reflection smiled at him.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
  • Gale comes up behind me and we examine each other’s reflection.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • I see my reflection everywhere, warped by the curve of the walls, broken by patches of rust and grime.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • In his reflection, his head is small and pressed in on one side, and his arm looks like it is bending backward.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • My reflection, however, looks small and squat.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • That, I think, is our true reflection; it is as small as we actually are.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • I see the walls of a tank around me, and my shadowed reflection across from me.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
  • I look at the reflection in the mirror: my wide eyes, the bed with the gray sheets pulled taut, the dresser that holds my clothes, the bookcase, the bare walls.
    Veronica Roth  --  Divergent
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