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Synonyms of reaction in English:


  • 1 his reaction had bewildered her the reaction from listeners was encouraging
  • 2 during the 1960s there was a reaction against this kind of sociology
    backlash, counteraction, recoil
  • 3 the forces of reaction which spring up in the face of change
    conservatism, ultra-conservatism, the right, the right wing, the extreme right;
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