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re·flex·ive

 (rĭ-flĕk′sĭv)
adj.
1. Directed back on itself.
2. Grammar
a. Of, relating to, or being a verb having an identical subject and direct object, as dressed in the sentence She dressed herself.
b. Of, relating to, or being the pronoun used as the direct object of a reflexive verb, as herself in She dressed herself.
3. Of or relating to a reflex.
4. Elicited automatically; spontaneous: "a bid for ... reflexive left-wing approval" (Marshall Delaney).
n. Grammar
A reflexive verb or pronoun. See Usage Note at myself.

re·flex′ive·ly adv.
re·flex′ive·ness, re′flex·iv′i·ty (rē′flĕk-sĭv′ĭ-tē) n.
Translations

reflexively

[rɪˈfleksɪvlɪ] ADVreflexivamente

reflexively

adv (Gram) → reflexiv
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What will it take for the union boss Patrick Lynch to stop reflexively defending excessive force and admit that Frascatore and Daniel Pantaleo, the officer who led the group tackle that smothered the life out of Garner, reflect a larger problem?
turns to the work of philosophers like Stanley Cavell and Cora Diamond to identify the quiet, nearly unbearable agony of human life, reflexively deflected by irrelevant words and skeptical theories.
11 (Petra)--Brushing off criticism from a majority in Congress, US President Barack Obama Monday said Republicans are reflexively opposing the nuclear deal with Iran because his name is attached to it, as he continued his campaign to build support for the controversial deal.
What may seem reasonable to people who reflexively support any and all gun control is really just one more effort by the Obama White House to erode Second Amendment rights any way they can," Gottlieb stated.
The board, which governs a public university and is subject to the state's Open Meetings Law, should be reflexively inclined to let the public witness its proceedings.
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Instead of learning from these results, Berman reflexively attacks teachers and their unions for all of public education's failings.
He reflexively reached out, grabbed it out of the air, and handed it back.
Through 14 one-hour lessons, students learn to quickly and automatically recognize hazardous situations and how to reflexively recall and apply their core values to sidestep such dangers.
Perform exercises until staff know how to respond and do so reflexively, as they do when codes are called.
Lieberman, whose ministry last week issued a statement saying that Europe risked losing relevancy if it continued to reflexively condemn Israel and re-interpret various Quartet statements regarding how to restart negotiations with the Palestinians, said in reference to the "price-tag" attacks that Israel did not need advice on how to deal with wild weeds breaking the law in Judea and Samaria, or anywhere else in the country.
The answer seems to be--have the pink guns in stock, but don't emphasize them or reflexively grab one right off the bat.