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noun as in flashback

noun as in reminiscence

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I am grateful I had the time to relive a lot of these memories without a deadline.

“When we clean out our attics, we relive lives,” says Paxton, who now has 20 years of experience helping others sort through their homes or family estates.

You may not want the subject of the video to relive an abuse again and again, dox the person who shot the footage, or cause more widespread trauma.

In the seminal classic film Groundhog’s Day, Bill Murray’s character Phil Connors relives the same day over and over until he changes his own behavior — the only thing he has control over — to wake up to a new day.

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Reached by phone, he did not appear interested in reliving the ordeal.

Most of the show, however, was dedicated to joyfully reliving the classics.

Before he finishes, he will have broken down in tears, recounting and reliving the nightmare that has been his life.

Each one, Kerry says, is like reliving the day he disappeared.

If I had to choose between reliving the rape or the grand jury testimony I would choose the rape.

Never had her ignorance of life and literature so weighed on her as in reliving the short scene of her discomfiture.

Five seconds after she went to sleep, Sue was reliving one of her yesterdays.

Later she seemed to become a child again, reliving her life in her parents' home.

What they are trying to find is not so much a new thrill as the reliving of an old glow—the hopefulness of their lost youth.

They were reliving the same experiences and solving the same problems that had confronted David.


On this page you'll find 37 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reliving, such as: hallucination, memory, recollection, nostalgia, recall, and reminiscence.

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