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Her response was to leave the room and slam the door.
There was an enthusiastic response to the suggestions.
In response to complaints, the company reviewed its safety procedures.
His comments sparked an angry response from dissatisfied customers.
I'm sorry; the correct response was 'B'.
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a particle that is smaller than an atom and has no electrical charge
… to reveal a small part of your intentions in order to attract support, without actually committing yourself to doing anythingadd a word
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