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reflect
used in And Then There Were None

2 meanings, 5 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
reflect in the mirror
Definition
show an image back (on a mirror or other shiny surface)
  • He stood up and scrutinized himself anxiously in the glass. The face reflected there was of a slightly military cast with a moustache.
    p. 14.5
reflected = shown (back)
There are no more uses of "reflect" flagged with this meaning in And Then There Were None.

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2  —4 uses as in:
I want to reflect on it.
Definition
think carefully — possibly aloud or in writing
  • Constance Culmington, he reflected to himself, was exactly the sort of woman who would buy an island and surround herself with mystery!
    p. 3.0
reflected = thought
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Mr. Justice Wargrave reflected on the subject of Constance Culmington.
    p. 35.2
  • Lombard reflected a minute.
    p. 103.0
  • Slie amused herself by reflecting on the means he might employ.
    p. 218.0

There are no more uses of "reflect" flagged with this meaning in And Then There Were None.

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