past tense of react
as in responded
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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“Reacted.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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