The most influential film of the 1950s, The Ten Commandments reflected the union of Americans and Moses.
And, at least so far, that demand seems to be reflected in the attitudes of this freshman class.
On a recent morning, Barton reflected on that chapter of her life.
“In 2004, the big story was that everyone was on their BlackBerries,” she reflected.
Americans have always had an idealistic streak, reflected both in the instruction in schools and in political rhetoric.
Victoria, when she got over her astonishment at this, reflected quickly.
Still he reflected that he would be unable to get out, and in the morning he could go for the constable.
After all, it is often the dreams of the youth which determine the career of the man, he reflected.
Every motion in his great soul was reflected in his face and form.
"But men will be men," she reflected, and tried to think of something to say, and couldn't.
late 14c., "turn or bend back;" early 15c., "to divert, to turn aside, deflect," from Old French reflecter (14c.), from Latin reflectere "bend back, turn back" (see reflection). Of mirrors or polished surfaces, to shine back light rays or images, early 15c.; meaning "to turn one's thoughts back on" is c.1600. Related: Reflected; reflecting.
reflect re·flect (rĭ-flěkt')
v. re·flect·ed, re·flect·ing, re·flects
To bend back.
To throw or bend back light, heat, or sound from a surface.
To think seriously.
To send back a motor impulse in response to a sensory stimulus.