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01. How did your boss [react] when you told him you were quitting?
02. Amy Lowell once said that art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the [reactions] of his personality to the world he lives in.
03. Tennis star Chris Evert once said that if you can [react] the same way to winning and losing, that's a big accomplishment. That quality is important because it stays with you the rest of your life.
04. The woman at first [reacted] with total disbelief when told of the death of her husband.
05. She had a severe allergic [reaction] to the medication the doctor gave her, and almost died.
06. His entire parenting style is a [reaction] against the way he himself was brought up.
07. Life on earth probably began with simple chemical [reactions] that occurred naturally.
08. What was your mom's [reaction] when you told her you wanted to get married?
09. One of the most important principles in physics states that for every action, there is an equal and opposite [reaction].
10. You shouldn't mix chemicals together in science class unless you know how they will [react].
11. At least 100,000 different chemical [reactions] occur in the normal human brain every second.
12. Studies have shown that babies in the womb will [react] to sudden loud noises or bright lights that are flashed on the mother's belly.
13. Up to 140,000 people in the U.S. die each year from side effects or negative [reactions] to prescription drugs.
14. A fly can [react] to something it sees, and change direction in 30 milliseconds.
15. Side effects are predictable but often unpleasant [reactions] to a drug.
16. When using new vocabulary or expressions, be sure to watch for the listeners' [reaction], in order to see if you are using the language properly.
17. If you want to see what the [reaction] is when you mix these two substances, you should go to the chemistry laboratory.
18. Some people have severe skin [reactions] to insect or spider bites or stings.
19. Claire always [reacts] strongly to suggestions that she may be wrong.
20. Division within the party is being blamed on [reactionaries] who refuse to accept the will of the majority of members.
21. [Reactive] policies such as banning panhandling are not a solution to homelessness.
22. The accident at the nuclear [reactor] in Chernobyl caused terrible damage to the region.

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