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  1. knee jerk, knee-jerk reflex, patellar reflexnoun

    a reflex extension of the leg resulting from a sharp tap on the patellar tendon

    Synonyms:
    knee-jerk reflex, patellar reflex

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  1. Maryanne Kaishian:

    Social distancing is absolutely a critical measure, but our knee-jerk reaction to problems as a society tends to be criminalization, and it's just not the answer, especially here, marginalized people will be the most impacted, because we know based on years of data that other low-level offenses disproportionately target black and low-income people.

  2. Vyanne Lai:

    It is likely there will be some knee-jerk reaction to prices post the OPEC meeting.

  3. Matt Smith:

    This is a knee-jerk reaction given that Bolton has been so adversarial with Iran, with his removal, there is an expectation there won't be as much vehemence in the tit-for-tat with Iran.

  4. Fernando Bermudez:

    I don't think citizens want the death penalty anymore or a moratorium. Now, it's a matter of dismantling the system so it can not come back and function in a knee jerk reaction where 13 people can get executed like under Trump, president Biden can not continue that legacy.

  5. Ashima:

    Kill me is just an honest and knee-jerk reaction to dearth of substance.

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