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adjective as in suggestive of something in the past

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It’s reminiscent of the silicon wedding rings popular with Crossfitters.

It’s reminiscent of Nike’s Fuel Points from when it made its own fitness tracker.

The new report is reminiscent of a case at Hong Kong’s Amoy Gardens private housing estate almost two decades ago, when 329 residents caught severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS, in part because of faulty sewage pipelines.

From Fortune

Clicking on the pop-up — which carried an image reminiscent of a warning sign — led to an open letter from Google Australia managing director Mel Silva.

From Digiday

It’s also somewhat reminiscent of RedBeacon, which was acquired years ago by HomeDepot and is now called Pro Referral.

Just then Grozny was shaken by a powerful blast, reminiscent of the explosions of the past.

The overall Gehry design, he adds, is “reminiscent of a parking garage he did in Santa Monica.”

On the other hand, he has retained an attribute reminiscent of the other ex-fundies.

Big Sugar, advocates say, is employing strategies reminiscent of Big Tobacco in its heyday.

It was reminiscent of the old days of backroom politics and half-drunk reporters swaying against their typewriters.

"Oh no, indeed," replied Mrs. Sin, tossing her head in a manner oddly reminiscent of a once famous Spanish dancer.

Something about him was rather reminiscent of Uncle James on mornings when he was determined not to go to church.

The andante is a little dry, but just on that account very characteristic—as reminiscent of the days of powder and patches.

Over their needle-work the talk ran on, largely reminiscent in character, and mostly in a joyous strain.

He was unfailingly courteous, with a manner toward women slightly elaborate and reminiscent of other times.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reminiscent, such as: evocative, redolent, similar, bringing to mind, implicative, and mnemonic.

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