verb (used with or without object)
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Slicker than Insecure, lighter than Dead to Me, less political than its Starz predecessor Vida, it harkens back to an era when viewers turned to television for entertainment and escapism more than art and cultural commentary.Glossy Starz Comedy Run the World Is Living Single for 30-Somethings|Judy Berman|May 16, 2021|Time
The festival harkens back to the 1500s and lasts for 10 days to mark the time it took the goddess Durga to battle and beat an evil demon.
This idea harkens back to San Diego Unified’s Vision 2020 plan, which aimed to put a quality school in every neighborhood.5 Big Moments From Cindy Marten’s Confirmation Hearing|Will Huntsberry|March 24, 2021|Voice of San Diego
Even for an industry that never met a hit title it wasn’t ready to remake, revive, reimagine or reboot, this constant harkening back to the shows people in their 30s and 40s watched as kids feels egregious.Punky Brewster Is Just the Latest Proof That Today's Kids Deserve Better Than ‘80s and ‘90s Reboots|Judy Berman|February 24, 2021|Time
In some ways, Galeotti said the leaks of intercepted phone calls harken back to the Soviet era.Putin's Latest Dirty Trick: Leaking Private Phone Calls|Eli Lake|March 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He is said to harken back to a better time, when senators put party aside yadda yadda.
Or will it harken back to its true, indie roots-to a time when only the cool kids knew who Parker Posey and Chloe Sevigny were?Sundance 2011: Indie Mecca or Hollywood Extravaganza?|Nicole LaPorte|January 20, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Of the two wells Harken drilled in Bahrain, both came up dry.
Bush sold the Harken stock so he could buy a small percentage—just 1.8 percent—of the Texas Rangers baseball team.
And now you shall hear how it befell Sir Tristram thereafter; so harken to what followeth.The Story of the Champions of the Round Table|Howard Pyle
But General Ward was too conservative a soldier to harken to any such daring plan.The Young Continentals at Bunker Hill|John T. McIntyre
Without in the entrance of the crypt some great-lunged fanatic was calling the multitude to harken to the prophetess.The City of Delight|Elizabeth Miller
Harken now and I will tell thee how thou mightst give him the deathly stroke through the coils of his mail.The Children of Odin|Padraic Colum
Harken also to Solomon, and beware of hasty gathering of riches: Qui festinat ad divitias, non erit insons.