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- v. To remind people of something, usually unpleasant, from the past.
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- v. mention something unpleasant from the past
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Searching my memory, I can drag up no recollection of another such self-opener of secret chambers and skeletonic closets.
The ascent and descent of the mountains was extremely exhausting, the steep grades often rendering it necessary to drag up and let down by hand both the transportation and artillery.
They endeavored desperately to drag up the canoe, but the added burden was too much, and they fell on their knees.