[ 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
He reminisces about the features of Texas life that make Texas its own, distinctive community.Will Texas Stay Texan?|David Fontana|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
From would-be castings to Affleck and McConaughey memories and getting stoned on set, director Richard Linklater reminisces.‘Dazed and Confused’ Director Richard Linklater on Its 20th Anniversary|Marlow Stern|September 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He points out the sights, offers the local gossip, reminisces about old haunts, and finally stops in front of his childhood home.Great Weekend Reads|Malcolm Jones, Lucy Scholes, Jacob Silverman, Drew Toal|September 18, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Shteyngart reminisces on classes with the erudite heartthrob.Hipster Novelist Gary Shteyngart on Mentoring James Franco|Gregory Gilderman, The Daily Beast Video|July 23, 2010|DAILY BEAST
Anyone who has ever dreaded stepping on the scale will relate when he reminisces about his dreaded ascent to size 42 Gap khakis.Frank Bruni Revealed|Nicki Gostin|August 18, 2009|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for reminisce
/ (ˌrɛmɪˈnɪs) /
(intr) to talk or write about old times, past experiences, etc
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