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reflect
used in The Grapes of Wrath

2 meanings, 10 uses
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1  —7 uses as in:
reflect in the mirror
Definition
show an image back (on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • And the people listened, and their quiet eyes reflected the dying fire.
    Chapter 23 (5% in)
reflected = showed
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Uncle John looked up to the sun-gold mountains, and the mountains were reflected in his eyes.
    Chapter 20 (68% in)
  • The image of the mountain and the light coming over it were reflected in their eyes.
    Chapter 22 (15% in)
  • And he saw the bright evening star reflected in her eyes, and he saw the black cloud reflected in her eyes.
    Chapter 26 (11% in)
  • And he saw the bright evening star reflected in her eyes, and he saw the black cloud reflected in her eyes.
    Chapter 26 (11% in)
  • On the fields the water stood, reflecting the gray sky, and the land whispered with moving water.
    Chapter 29 (85% in)
  • As the light came, it was reflected on the water.
    Chapter 30 (53% in)

There are no more uses of "reflect" flagged with this meaning in The Grapes of Wrath.

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2  —1 use as in:
reflect the light/heat/sound
Definition
bounce back (rather than absorbing)
  • Two red chickens on the ground flamed with reflected light.
    Chapter 8 (22% in)

There are no more uses of "reflect" flagged with this meaning in The Grapes of Wrath.

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?  —2 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • The bewildered eyes looked up for a moment, and then down again, and the dying firelight was reflected redly.
    Chapter 20 (92% in)
  • They topped the pass while the sun was still up, and looked down on the desert—black cinder mountains in the distance, and the yellow sun reflected on the gray desert.
    Chapter 18 (70% in)

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