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1‘the colours seen in soap bubbles are caused by reflection of light’
sending back, throwing back, casting back, mirroring, backscattering
2‘she glanced at her own reflection in the mirror’
image, mirror image, likeness
3‘your hands and nails are a reflection of your well-being’
indication, display, demonstration, manifestation
expression, attestation, proof, evidence
4‘the sale is not any reflection on the business’
slur, aspersion, imputation, censure, reproach, shame, criticism, source of discredit, derogation
5‘after some reflection, he turned the offer down’
thought, thinking, consideration, contemplation, study, deliberation, pondering, meditation, musing, rumination, cogitation, brooding, agonizing
6‘write down your reflections on the subject’
opinion, thought, view, viewpoint, belief, feeling, idea, impression, conclusion, judgement, assessment, estimation
comment, observation, remark, statement, utterance, pronouncement, declaration
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