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  • v. Present participle of memorize.

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Examples

  • For me memorizing is one of the most easiest things to do.

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  • The increased amount of preparatory work involved in memorizing a score certainly gives one an increased insight into the composition and to be freed from the necessity of reading the printed page gives a much greater authority and command in the whole attitude of the conductor at the performance.

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  • Pausert was mildly surprised to realize that the idea of memorizing four parts (or more, if he was going to understudy more than one in each play) didn't bother him that much.

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  • He recalled memorizing Scripture during the academy chapel services.

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  • She wanted me to try out, but the idea of memorizing pages of dialogue always had sounded like mind-numbing torture to me.

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  • As a fan of the game I'm definitely excited about the idea of memorizing a brand new area and then taking them online, so it bums me out that I can't bring you an early morning hand's on preview.

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  • Raichle, of Washington University in St. Louis, and others saw that every time a person engaged in a mental activity such as memorizing a list of words, a collection of brain regions consistently decreased activity compared with their resting levels.

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  • We speak of memorizing as getting something ‘by heart,’ which really means ‘by head.’

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  • When given routine mental tasks, such as memorizing a shopping list, healthy seniors who took ginkgo capsules performed no better than those given decoy pills.

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  • In comparing the Occidental with the Oriental, it is to be remembered that there is not among Occidental nations that attention to bare memorizing which is so conspicuous among the less civilized nations.

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