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By the end, I could probably recollect every blade of grass.
JAMES CROSS, BRITISH DIPLOMAT KIDNAPPED BY QUEBEC SEPARATISTS, DIES AT 99 OF COVID-19EMILY LANGERJANUARY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Within it, she recollected her early years, spinning the dispersed wool of her babyhood into the tangled threads of her childhood.
FIVE SCIENTISTS ON THE HEROES WHO CHANGED THEIR LIVES - ISSUE 93: FORERUNNERSALAN LIGHTMAN, HOPE JAHREN, ROBERT SAPOLSKY,DECEMBER 2, 2020NAUTILUS
Once these memories are formed, a partial prompt can easily have you recollect them.
PERSON, WOMAN, MAN, CAMERA, TV - ISSUE 93: FORERUNNERSADITHYA RAJAGOPALANDECEMBER 2, 2020NAUTILUS
Without it, we couldn’t form and recollect distinct and meaningful memories since many aspects of any two memories would otherwise overlap.
PERSON, WOMAN, MAN, CAMERA, TV - ISSUE 93: FORERUNNERSADITHYA RAJAGOPALANDECEMBER 2, 2020NAUTILUS
However, in some cases, memory can become pathologically persistent, as when the memory of a traumatic experience—like an assault or a soldier’s time in combat—is recollected incessantly.
YOU CAN’T COMPLETELY TRUST YOUR MEMORIESDAVID LINDENSEPTEMBER 30, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
I stooped down and asked him how he felt himself, but he made no answer, and evidently did not recollect me.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
They buried her body in the Recollect convent, with the greatest pomp possible.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
He does not recollect the duty the engine performed with the cylindrical boilers.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
We recollect sharing in the despondency, and even despair, which paralysed our party.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Hartledon sent his thoughts back, endeavouring to recollect what could have given rise to this charge.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
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WORDS RELATED TO RECOLLECT

  • backtrack
  • perseverate
  • recall
  • recollect
  • reiterate
  • reminisce
  • retell
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