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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hark.


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  • The term harks back to the Honeywell International Inc. chief executive's New Hampshire roots, where cabbage was an expression that meant cash—something Honeywell is generating more of these days.

    Honeywell Is Generating Cash but Still Wary on Hiring

  • The Manhattan Project label harks back to the government's crash project to develop and field a nuclear weapon within just a few years to prevail in World War II.

    Oil Woes Fail to Stir Leadership

  • The name harks back to the space's original tenant, the Forum Cafeteria, and to the word's meaning as a public gathering place. rss feed

  • I am not surprised that someone whose Web name harks back to Alcuin of York would be unimpressed by current educational practices.

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  • Legend has it the team's name harks back to peddlers, including some players, who skinned and sold rabbits in Sydney at the turn of the 20th century.

    Rugby's Rugged Appeal

  • "The Love We Make" -- whose title harks back to The Beatles 1969 song "The End" -- will be broadcast on Showtime on September 10, and is one of a slew of TV specials and books marking the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.

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  • Wells's nickname harks to when he looked frail enough to snap like a string bean.

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  • Wells's nickname harks to when he looked frail enough to snap like a string bean.

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  • The wine's name harks back to Julius Caesar's famous crossing of the Rubicon river, now a symbol for taking an action that can't be undone. -

  • And it really kind of harks back to the old concertos, the old post-Romantic concertos, like from Prokofiev and Rachmaninov and Shostakovich, but yet with a very contemporary spin on it.

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