React

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Emotional ChargePlay
When used in interpersonal contexts, 'react' often implies an emotional response to an action or event. SlideShe reacted with tears when she heard the news.
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SpontaneityPlay
'React' suggests a spontaneous or immediate response, without deep thought or planning. SlideThe audience reacted instantly with applause.
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Cause and EffectPlay
The word 'react' is typically used to describe an action that is a direct result of another action or situation. SlideThe market reacted to the news of the merger.