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react

verb

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to act or behave in response (as to a stimulus or influence)
  • it was my first touchdown, and I didn't know how to react to the cheers of the crowd

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The first known use of react was in 1644

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“React.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/react. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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