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reminiscent

rem·i·nis·cent

reminiscent

 
 
pronunciation:
re mih nI snt
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having qualities or characteristics that remind one of someone or something (usu. fol. by of).
She has a smile reminiscent of her grandmother's.The style of the dress was reminiscent of one she'd had when she was younger.Fennel has a taste reminiscent of licorice.
definition 2: of, characterized by, or engaging in reminiscence.
His reminiscent novel makes us look again at the horrors of that war.In her old age, she'd become increasingly reminiscent.
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derivation: reminiscently (adv.)