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Definition serving to bring to mind
  • The show's brand of humor is reminiscent of The Office.
  • The Maycomb County courthouse was faintly reminiscent of Arlington in one respect: the concrete pillars supporting its south roof were too heavy for their light burden.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • reminiscent = similar
  • (With a soft reminiscent sigh suggestive of bygone joys that may be tasted in their freshness but once.)
    Twain, Mark  --  A Tramp Abroad
  • His voice became soft and reminiscent, and with a sigh of contentment he launched into a long rambling talk, speaking as one lost in a dream.
    Anderson, Sherwood  --  Winesberg, Ohio
  • He seemed to catch the reminiscent flash in her eyes as she looked down the street, and a shadow of foreboding clouded his mind.
    Oppenheim, E. Phillips  --  The Kingdom of the Blind
  • His eyes had a reminiscent gleam.
    London, Jack  --  South Sea Tales
  • Pontellier warmed up and grew reminiscent.
    Chopin, Kate  --  The Awakening and Selected Short Stories
  • Forgive me, therefore, if I grow reminiscent.
    le Gallienne, Richard  --  The Quest of the Golden Girl
  • There seemed to be a cavernous echo behind him, reminiscent of an airport.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • In addition, the Patriot Act was a center of controversy, also eerily reminiscent of the McCarthy era.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • Mrs. Livingston smiles at the inflections in Harriet's voice, so reminiscent of Yetta's accent, so clearly an imitation of Mr. and Mrs. Blanck.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • The sauce for the leg was almost joltingly rich and earthy, powerfully reminiscent of the forest.
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore's Dilemma
  • Her lips broke into a reminiscent smile.
    Edith Wharton  --  The House of Mirth
  • Above ground the wild potato grows as a bushy herb, two feet tall, with stalks of delicate pink flowers reminiscent of miniature sweet pea blossoms.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • And as he sang, Max watched the giant's shadow flickering upon the cavern wall, its monstrous horns and size so horribly reminiscent of Prusias.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • THE STREET HAD A JUNKYARD at the corner with high walls and barbed wire so reminiscent of Kerchele Prison.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • Just totally bizarre stuff, which was what made it reminiscent of the Ole Miss game from the previous year.
    Tim Tebow  --  Through My Eyes
  • "At the court of the Tuileries," said Mr. Sillerton Jackson with his reminiscent smile, "such things were pretty openly tolerated."
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • It is curious,' murmured Poirot reminiscently, 'that I should have uttered a wish to work against the law just before Lady Millicent arrived!
    Agatha Christie  --  Early Cases Of Hercule Poirot
  • In school, everybody wore brown arm bands again, reminiscent of Miguel's death, John Fabela's and others'.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running

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