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These are reactive, not proactive, stances, and they do little to offer substantive solutions.
The reality is something less proactive than reactive, not an initiative but a condition—a matter of identity.America Is Coming to Terms with Its Racial Past—Let’s Look Ahead Instead|John McWhorter|May 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The commandos want a single garment made of "reactive" fibers that will allow heating and cooling as temperatures vary.
Magid wants loosen the ties that bind up Jewish life together in reactive formations.
Well, Republicans want to make Democrats fearful and jittery and reactive—appear to be accepting the Republican premise.
No repeater is successful unless it is free from this reactive interference.Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1|Kempster Miller
His kindnesses, delicately unobtrusive, yet frank and hearty, leave no reactive friction.Oswald Langdon|Carson Jay Lee
I exclaimed, as the momently-arrested blood again shot through my heart with reactive violence, "can this be true?"
The audience was extraordinarily attentive and reactive—I never had an audience so keen to catch every point.The Letters of William James, Vol. II|William James
There are no reactive changes in the synovial membrane, cellular tissue, or skin, nor is there any fever or disturbance of health.Manual of Surgery|Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles