act reflexively

verb
act in an uncontrolled manner
Syn: ↑act involuntarily
Hypernyms: ↑act, ↑behave, ↑do
Hyponyms:
sneeze, ↑blink, ↑wink, ↑nictitate, ↑nictate, ↑fart, ↑break wind, ↑salivate
Verb Frames:
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