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Again the elder blew a reflective cloud over the merits of the question.

The Dublin people were gregarious and garrulous, and he was solitary and reflective.

I like the reflective turn, no matter how beaten the path it may select for its exercise.

She, reflective, hesitated a moment then making up her mind bravely.

It is better for mankind to be impressionable than reflective.

The view he took of it was sympathetic to his father, yet calm and reflective.

He stared at the open sea, his arms crossed, with a reflective fierceness.

The child was quiet now, staring at them with round, reflective eyes.

It was Sir William who had toddled up and addressed the reflective guest.

He sat, reflective, while memory bathed the soul of love with tears.

WORD ORIGIN

1620s, from reflect + -ive. Related: Reflectively; reflectiveness.

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