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noun as in reminiscence

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His harrowing escape from Vienna when Hitler took Austria in March 1938 is dramatically chronicled in his memoirs.

Sachin Tendulkar may be one of the most brilliant players in the sport, but he struggles to liven up his memoirs.

He is the author of Broken Glass, Memoirs of a Porcupine, and African Psycho, among others.

His memoirs led Campagnol to a convent at the church of Santa Maria degli Angeli on Murano, where Mr. Casanova had a lover.

Not just selling the tapes but having them to mine for his memoirs, other foreign affairs books he wanted to write.

The Marshal, in his Memoirs, asserts that this short campaign was the severest strain he ever underwent.

During his hours of leisure the Marshal wrote his Memoirs, which he intended to aid the future historian of the French wars.

These articles, written with great eloquence and feeling, were subsequently published with her memoirs.

Madame Roland had continued writing her memoirs until the hour in which she left her cell for the scaffold.

James Forbes, in his "Oriental Memoirs," relates a striking instance of this kind.


On this page you'll find 33 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to memoirs, such as: account, annals, biography, record, relation, and story.

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