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  • v. Present participle of relive.

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  • n. a recurrence of a prior experience


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  • We stress the term reliving, not just remembering.


  • Initially, Hiroshi gets lost in reliving his youth, enjoying the benefits an additional 34 years of experience give him.

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  • There is no point in reliving painful experiences and thinking about lost loves.

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  • We watched the stars and listened to the BBC at night, and relished in reliving our Peace Corps days with some lukewarm bucket baths ....

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  • I have absolutely no interest in reliving the brief, tiring moments I spent watching the lives of these four people as they tear themselves and each other to shreds.

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  • You as a crip bring it up and, if what they are reliving is the preverbal period, they don't even know how to put it into language.


  • That said, after having gone through the toddler/preschool years with my kids, I’m just not interested in reliving it when I go out.

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  • It wasn't as though he didn't want them there; but the thought of explaining it all over again, the idea of reliving it one more time, was more than he could stand.

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  • "The smell was terrible," Ms. Nuñez said in Spanish, reliving the horror she felt that day.

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  • But as I sat poolside this past week listening to Bob Marley music and pondering the notion of reliving the story of my people in a place where they teach you beach limbo, part of me wanted to scream: What are you all thinking?

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