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reflective

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1 given to or marked by long, quiet thinking
  • one of the twins was outgoing and talkative while the other was withdrawn and reflective

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2 indicating something
  • this new policy is reflective of the company's desire to improve customer relations

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The first known use of reflective was in 1627

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“Reflective.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reflective. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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