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adjective instinctive pronunciation in British English /ɪnˈstɪŋktɪv/
  1. done without thinking, because of a natural tendency or ability

    His reaction was purely instinctive.

    an instinctive feeling of distrust

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Elaine seemed to know instinctively what he was thinking.



to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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