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A versicle or short anthem chanted at intervals during the reading of a lection.
Middle English responden from Old French respondre from Latin respondēre re- re- spondēre to promise spend- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Old French respondre (Modern répondre), from Latin respondeō.
When she didn't respond, Alex looked up.
He must respond in kind.
He didn't respond and she didn't look back.
I felt a need to respond but wasn't sure what to say.
When she didn't respond he continued.
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