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recollect
used in The Bluest Eye

8 uses
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Definition
to remember — especially experiences from long ago
  • I don't recollect trying to get pregnant that first time.
    4 — Spring (30% in)
recollect = remember
  • But I recollect that streak of green.
    4 — Spring (15% in)
  • I recollect it well.
    4 — Spring (15% in)
  • I recollect how her baby brother who she put through dentistry school didn't invite them to some big party he throwed.
    4 — Spring (23% in)
  • But like I say, I don't recollect it much anymore.
    4 — Spring (40% in)
  • Can't recollect.
    4 — Spring (41% in)
  • Their stuffed comfort was narcotic and had produced recollections and fabrications of hallucinations.
    4 — Spring (58% in)
  • No one knew where the "Church" part came from—perhaps somebody's recollection of his days as a guest preacher—those reverends who had been called but who had no flock or coop, and were constantly visiting other churches, sitting on the altar with the host preacher.
    4 — Spring (80% in)

There are no more uses of "recollect" in The Bluest Eye.

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