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reminisce

[rem-uh-nis] /ˌrɛm əˈnɪs/
verb (used without object), reminisced, reminiscing.
1.
to recall past experiences, events, etc.; indulge in reminiscence.
Origin of reminisce
1820-1830
First recorded in 1820-30; back formation from reminiscence
Synonyms
remember, recollect, muse.
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  • In the intervals he reminisced to the rector about the neighbourhood.

  • Finally we retired to a pool-room, where I reminisced to an ever augmenting audience.

    Down the Yellowstone Lewis R. Freeman
  • Judge Florence reminisced from the head of the table: "In '68 we knew what to do with such riff-raff."

    Mountain Clement Wood
British Dictionary definitions for reminisced

reminisce

/ˌrɛmɪˈnɪs/
verb
1.
(intransitive) to talk or write about old times, past experiences, etc
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Word Origin and History for reminisced

reminisce

v.

1829, "to recollect," back-formation from reminiscence. Meaning "indulge in reminiscences" is from 1871. "Somewhat colloquial" [OED]. Related: Reminisced; reminiscing.

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