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(of a memory, idea, etc) partially remembered or recalled
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  • Some half-remembered American phrase of Cousin Egbert's ran in my mind.

    Ruggles of Red Gap Harry Leon Wilson
  • It's a strange thing, this cropping up of half-remembered faces in new surroundings.

    To Kiel in the 'Hercules' Lewis R. Freeman
  • And for a vague, bewildered, half-remembered moment we searched frantically up and down the craggy shore of the lagoon.

    Kastle Krags Absalom Martin
  • He looked about it as one looks on a half-remembered spot visited long ago.

    The Adventures of Bobby Orde Stewart Edward White
  • This half-remembered Earth filled him with an almost unbearable longing.

    The Status Civilization Robert Sheckley
  • He must dip into his brain where half-remembered thoughts seethed in solution.

    Where the Path Breaks Charles de Crspigny
  • The whole matter, he continued, was now but a half-remembered tradition, yet the main details of it were clear.

    The Aztec Treasure-House Thomas Allibone Janvier
  • The thought ran through Nick Attwood's head like a half-remembered tune.

    Master Skylark John Bennett
  • It seemed the sudden dawn of the full beauty of her eyes; a half-remembered impression which now became real.

    Under the Rose

    Frederic Stewart Isham
  • Perfume sharply symbolic of freedom, heady and intoxicating, numbing his mind with the ghosts of half-remembered dreams.

    Impact Irving E. Cox

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