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When a reporter asked him a question, it would often elicit a series of Jesuitical responses.

But Brinsley is unconvinced and the two trade terse responses.

The authors categorized responses that indicated a misunderstanding of possible benefit as “germs are germs” beliefs.

Along with crowds, Cereal Killer has also drawn polarizing responses from the public and the media.

“I think that responses to sexual-assault cases and allegations need to be extremely direct,” he tells me.

An approach to æsthetic pleasure is seen in the responses to rhythmic series of sounds.

Her responses to a question that involved an expression of opinion was usually: "It don't make no difference to me."

The members often astonish those who know them best by their responses to their opportunities.

When she did force him to speak, his responses were so short and cold that at last the girl, too, was silent.

I cannot speak—nor would I if I could—of the responses that eve and that song called up in my heart.


On this page you'll find 27 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to responses, such as: reply, return, feedback, rejoinder, hit, and acknowledgment.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.