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My parents like to reminisce about their college days.
  to recall the past — especially to think or talk about it fondly
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reminisce reminisces reminisced
Strongly Associated with:   reminiscence, reminiscent
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  • My parents like to reminisce about their college days.
  • Ruth reminisces.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • Nina, her bangs in rollers, tilted her head as she reminisced about Passovers past.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • They reminisced that three years ago no one would have even thought of locking their doors at night, let alone barring them.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind

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  • Sometimes they reminisce.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • Periodically the club would get together to sing, dance, reminisce, and raise money to help various charities.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • Like many old people’s, his conversation constantly reverted to the past, and during the trip he reminisced about his boyhood and his career in education.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • Middle-aged veterans in the Grand Army of the Republic and the United Confederate Veterans held joint encampments at which they reminisced about the glorious deeds of their youth.
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • Over the port and biscuits, Jamie and Ian reminisced further about their shared boyhood, and their fathers.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • Luckily for me, Hobie didn’t like to talk about Welty’s death but every now and then —not often, usually late at night when he’d had a few drinks—he was moved to reminisce.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch

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  • Sasaki only wanted to reminisce about USC and boast of Japan’s coming victory.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Had not even reminisced much about it recently.
    Toni Morrison  --  Song of Solomon
  • From the time I put the desk into service, I kept a photo of Pop in the top left drawer and pulled it out every now and then to reminisce.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • More than a minute passes before Franz speaks again; squinting at the sky, he begins to reminisce further about the time he spent in the youngsters company.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • We reminisced, we horsed around and we made fun of each other.
    Randy Pausch  --  The Last Lecture
  • ’It was kind of nice being a P.F.C.,’ he reminisced yearningly.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • They reminisced over Bailey’s teaching me to walk when he was less than three.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • The prisoner reminisced.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • Mrs. Weasley was intrigued by the Whomping Willow, which had been planted after she had left school, and reminisced at length about the gamekeeper before Hagrid, a man called Ogg.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • In those private moments, they sometimes reminisced about the summer and told stories about their dad, which they both found comforting.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • The older kids would pour out a little liquor or leave a shrine on a corner under a graffiti mural, or they’d reminisce about the ones who were locked down, but then life went on, the struggle went on.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • They drank healths, told stories, sang songs, ’reminisced’, as the old folks say, and had a thoroughly good time.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women
  • "I asked Jan to go out with me as soon as I got down from Everest," Hall reminisced during our first night in the village.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into Thin Air
  • Barbara feels each mile and, as the hours pass, reminisces about her life, while Cedric, nervously cracking sunflower shells, has his eyes fixed ahead.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • If it was difficult to find evidence about the boy Riddle, it has been almost impossible to find anyone prepared to reminisce about the man Voldemort.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
  • We sang, told stories, reminisced about this or that.
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • "You went into the Marines because you wanted to be the best," Stanton reminisced to me many years later.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • They reminisced about past Christmases, or, as Francie put it, they talked about olden times.
    Betty Smith  --  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • It was around this point - and I have no idea if he had planned to do so beforehand - that his lordship began to reminisce about his late friend, Herr Karl-Heinz Bremann.
    Kazuo Ishiguro  --  The Remains of the Day
  • Red Pollard sipped his scotch and reminisced about Seabiscuit and quietly slipped out of history.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • In the second, the apartment was his home, and he was lounging on the sofa, laughing uproariously as Charlie, for my benefit, reminisced about those contentious dinner-table lessons in American idioms.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • But of all the secret punishments that Chacko tormented Mammachi with, the worst and most mortifying of all was when he reminisced about Margaret Kochamma.
    Arundhati Roy  --  The God of Small Things
  • Indeed, much to Clyde’s disgust and amazement, they now began to reminisce concerning other ventures into this world—of one particular one which seemed to amuse them all greatly, and which seemed to concern some "joint," as they called it, which they had once visited—a place called "Bettina’s."
    Theodore Dreiser  --  An American Tragedy
  • Just . just reminisce about all those good times you spent together.
    Dave Peizer  --  A Man Named Dave
  • As Max reminisced on that fateful evening, he found himself glowering ahead at Mr. Morrow.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Second Siege
  • That is why I’ve come, not to reminisce about your dreams.
    Ted Dekker  --  White: The Great Pursuit
  • "We talked, we ate, we reminisced," he pointed out.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Best of Me
  • I haven’t time to reminisce.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Then we reminisced about a water fight we’d had a hundred years ago, and I felt a pang of sadness that next year Herman would be gone to start his life.
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • But years from now, when you’re feeling nostalgic about this summer and yet can’t really reminisce because of a lack of documentation, don’t blame me.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Along for the Ride
  • The flight to Singapore had been a long, sleepless affair during which Kara and Tom had flipped through channels on the small em-bedded screens and reminisced about their years in Southeast Asia.
    Ted Dekker  --  Black: The Birth of Evil
  • And then to the sounds of the rushing brook and amid blue-blossoming columbine, he would lean back against the crude wooden bench, cross his arms, tilt his head to one shoulder, and begin to reminisce about it "all."
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • That was one of the most memorable times of my college career, spending time and listening to him reminisce about how he came to attend Georgia and describe some of the highlights of his long and spectacular college and professional football career.
    Tim Tebow  --  Through My Eyes
  • ’ "Back in the Bay Area, Mortenson called George McCown, and the two reminisced about the twist of fortune that brought them together on the other side of the Earth, on a trail through the Upper Braldu.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • "We’ll have to reminisce later.
    J.D. Robb  --  Glory in Death
  • "The Allied liberators," he reminisced, "arrived, unfortunately, before we could gather enough data.
    Thomas Pynchon  --  The Crying of Lot 49
  • Reminisced about the time ancient Aunt Henrietta was mistaken for a ghost by two carpenters and scared them so badly they jumped out the second-floor window.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • "They’d learn ’fire and movement,’ " Dave Severance reminisced to me.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • Joe Rodriguez, who was in the same fire team as Ira and Franklin (they reported to Harlon, who reported to Mike), reminisced about Mike’s leadership: Everybody idolized Mike.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • It ends further back than he usually reminisces, to when he was just a kid— maybe thirteen-and his father, Freddie, visited from Philadelphia.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
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