Inside the separate universe of the right, the numbers are responsively repeated until everyone knows they're true.
"Ja, ja," said Ingeborg responsively, delighted at this flicker of life.
The mind presses the button, the nerves carry the messages, and muscle acts instantaneously and responsively.
She opened her large, blue eyes and fixed them full on mine, responsively.
How responsively would her heart beat to the plash of the lake against her rocky seat!
"Yes, it is good," he said responsively, both to the hope she inspired and the caress she bestowed.
In other services, the last part of the prayer, "Deliver us from evil," shall be said responsively by all.
Mr Wegg does not know, but he makes as if he did, by responsively nodding his head.
"She's a very pretty girl," said I, responsively pressing Cousin Elizabeth's fingers.
Miss Ingate giggled at a high pitch, and Audrey responsively smiled.
early 15c., "making answer," from Middle French responsif and directly from Late Latin responsivus "answering," from Latin respons-, past participle stem of respondere (see respond). Meaning "responding to influence or action" is from 1762. Related: Responsively; responsiveness.