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(of a memory, idea, etc) partially remembered or recalled
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  • Whenever the rapture sank somewhat, someone would gasp out a half-remembered bit of Mrs. Kitty's former defences.

    The Killer Stewart Edward White
  • Some half-remembered American phrase of Cousin Egbert's ran in my mind.

    Ruggles of Red Gap Harry Leon Wilson
  • The complete lack of humanity in the procedure was something from a half-remembered and horrible past.

    Badge of Infamy Lester del Rey
  • It's a strange thing, this cropping up of half-remembered faces in new surroundings.

    To Kiel in the 'Hercules' Lewis R. Freeman
  • He must dip into his brain where half-remembered thoughts seethed in solution.

    Where the Path Breaks Charles de Crspigny
  • And for a vague, bewildered, half-remembered moment we searched frantically up and down the craggy shore of the lagoon.

    Kastle Krags Absalom Martin
  • Burr took a deep breath, and began to hum a half-remembered verse advising youth to "gather the rose whiles yet is prime."

    A Dream of Empire William Henry Venable
  • 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
  • He steered subconsciously through a world of dim, huge, half-remembered wonders.

    Four Weird Tales Algernon Blackwood
  • 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

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