[ rem-uh-nis ]
/ ˌrɛm əˈnɪs /
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verb (used without object), rem·i·nisced, rem·i·nisc·ing.
to recall past experiences, events, etc.; indulge in reminiscence.
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Origin of reminisce
First recorded in 1820–30; back formation from reminiscence
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How to use reminisce in a sentence
King reminisced about his convention and was astounded at how little bad-blood lingered.The Bizarro World Of Iowa’s GOP Convention|Ben Jacobs|June 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dinsdale talked about immigration and reminisced about a trip “down to the border” where he “went to Nogales.”The Banker Sneaking Up on the Republicans Running for Senate in Nebraska|Ben Jacobs|May 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“They said my dad is monster but as far I know, he was a loving dad,” he reminisced.McArthur Taylor, Son of War Criminal Charles Taylor, Defends His Father|Gboko Stewart|September 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Friends and colleagues have sent their condolences and reminisced about moments shared with Jamie.Jamie Kirk Hahn, Democratic Strategist, Allegedly Stabbed by Best Man|Miranda Green|April 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“Golders Green kind of had the raucousness of New York,” he reminisced as he sipped a coffee.Simon Schama Talks About Everything|Liesl Schillinger|April 16, 2011|DAILY BEAST
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
In the intervals he reminisced to the rector about the neighbourhood.The Inside of the Cup, Complete|Winston Churchill
British Dictionary definitions for reminisce
/ (ˌrɛmɪˈnɪs) /
(intr) to talk or write about old times, past experiences, etc
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