Both Uses of
The Hidden Oracle
- I could not recollect all of the nightmarish details of my fight with Python, but I did know he had been no pushover.†
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- Right now, our friends at Camp Jupiter are trying to reconstruct them based on Ella's recollections."†
(recollect) to remember -- especially experiences from long agoeditor's notes: Synonym Comparison (if you're into word choice):
Relative to its synonyms, recollect brings to mind a leisurely piecing together of distant memories. It may be used in a less formal manner than remember and is almost always less formal than recall.