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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RECONSTRUCT

If there was no mistake, I should have to reconstruct my facts, and draw fresh conclusions.

But he does not seek to reconstruct out of them a theory of knowledge.

Their aim is to reconstruct the work of the great lawgivers of Hellas in a literary form.

He could reconstruct her new dress by memory—her face was easy to remember.

He would have to reconstruct that drama from the fragments preserved.

Certainly, too, the scene is easy enough to reconstruct But whose was the hand?

Our duty now is to reconstruct, if we can, the fabric of the Union.

It is easy to reconstruct the scene of building up the first terrace.

Reconstruct for yourself the three scenes of which the peasant woman is the centre.

A patient study of this figure has enabled me to reconstruct its story.

WORD ORIGIN

1768, "to build anew," from re- "back, again" + construct (v.). Meaning "to restore (something) mentally" is attested from 1862. Related: Reconstructed; reconstructing.

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