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riˈæk tɪvre·ac·tive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reactiveadjective

    participating readily in reactions

    "sodium is a reactive metal"; "free radicals are very reactive"

    Synonyms:
    responsive

    Antonyms:
    indifferent, neutral, unreactive, stable, inert, inactive, insensitive, noble

  2. reactive, responsiveadjective

    reacting to a stimulus

    "the skin of old persons is less reactive than that of younger persons"

    Synonyms:
    responsive, antiphonal

    Antonyms:
    noble, indifferent, stable, inactive, neutral, insensitive, unreactive, inert

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  1. List of paraphrases for "reactive":

    reagent, reagents, reactant, responsive, reaction, passive, reactivated, var

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  1. Christian Ellis:

    It was actually created by a retired sheriff officer. He did not like the fact that people were being shot when the officers do have time (to consider options) but they had no other option in lethal force, so this product gives the officer another option in that scenario when it's not reactive, and they do have the time to put it on.

  2. Environmental Protection Administrator Greg Lovato.CNN:

    When Energy Department officials hear the word reactive waste Energy Department officials immediately want to know exactly what's going on.

  3. Federal Judge Sergio Moro:

    As a judge, I act in an extremely reactive manner.

  4. Gareth Mulvenna:

    All of these things... conspire to make people very fearful, because they assume maybe this is the endgame for European Union, loyalism and unionism are always reactive and on the defensive mode, but now, unionism is having to react to different forces outside of its control.

  5. Gareth Mulvenna:

    Loyalism and unionism are always reactive and on the defensive mode, but now, unionism is having to react to different forces outside of its control.

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