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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of memorise.


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  • Studious practice of the memory palace technique and others, under Cooke's guidance, ultimately catapults Foer to his surprise victory in the US competition, during which he memorises a pack of cards in one minute and 40 seconds.

    Moonwalking with Einstein by Joshua Foer – review

  • She memorises her role by watching a Swiss production on the plane to New York, and only meets her co-lead and the conductor the day before the opening.

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  • Though arriving mute with little knowledge or recognition of his surroundings, Kyle quickly masters the English language, memorises the encyclopaedia effortlessly and shows astounding athletic abilities.

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  • The Kapitalyser: when activated, this system memorises the search words, the sites visited and the requests which were successful.

    Internet News: Metasearch Archives

  • The kind who memorises regulations and Bible verses and treats them as equally holy and equally reinterpretable- as required to suit the needs of current prejudice and expediency.

    On the social engineering of the governmentalist Left and the social engineering of the governmentalist Right

  • I recommend he downloads this table (click here) from his own department, memorises its most egregious points, and sees what “full employment” soundbite means in the real world.

    Gordon Brown, Charlie Whelan and Me

  • If the hearer fails to recognise the word, it memorises it as a possible name for the object.

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  • I should say myself that Mr Froude at certain moments rose higher than Mr Arnold ever did; nothing of the latter's can approach that magnificent passage on the passing of the Middle Ages and on the church-bell sound that memorises it.

    Matthew Arnold

  • They are also part of the present phase of the personality of all the worms and grain which the fowls have assimilated from their leaving the eggshell; but the personalities of these last do not count; they have lost their grain and worm memories, and are instinct with the memorises of the whole ancestry of the creature which has assimilated them.

    Life and Habit

  • The Sura al-Nasr, or 'chapter of victory', which every student of Islam in Yemen memorises in his first days in the country, promises that he is ... author:

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