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reflect
used in Dracula

4 meanings, 4 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 throws no shadow, he make in the mirror no reflect, as again Jonathan observe.
    Chapter 18 (48% in)
reflect = image (shown back)
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2  —1 use as in:
reflect American Values
Definition
to show something — such as to demonstrate, express, or represent
The exact meaning of this sense of reflect depends upon its context. For example:
  • "She says the immorality in the movie reflects American values." — expresses or represents
  • "It reflects the selfishness she had seen growing for years." — demonstrates
  • "She did not reflect the panic that surrounded her." — demonstrate or show indication of
  • I glanced at Van Helsing, and saw my conviction reflected in his eyes, so I became a little more fixed in my manner, if not more stern, and motioned to him that his efforts were unavailing.
    Chapter 18 (93% in)
reflected = expressed
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3  —1 use as in:
I want to reflect on it.
Definition
think carefully — possibly aloud or in writing
  • "I wonder," I said reflectively, "what an elephant's soul is like!"
    Chapter 20 (79% in)
reflectively = thoughtfully
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4  —1 use as in:
reflect the light/heat/sound
Definition
bounce back (rather than absorbing)
  • Then, ere the great dark came upon us, for even after down sun the heavens reflected the gone sun on the snow, and all was for a time in a great twilight.
    Chapter 27 (27% in)
reflected = shined back
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