Season the venison with salt and pepper and put it into a nonreactive bowl such as a Pyrex dish.
And it's what allows me to think about guns in a smart, nonreactive manner.
1712, from react + -ive. Related: Reactively; reactiveness; reactivity.
reactive re·ac·tive (rē-āk'tĭv)adj.
Tending to be responsive or to react to a stimulus.
Characterized by reaction.
Tending to participate readily in chemical reactions.