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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Listen; used mostly in the imperative;

Usage examples (32)
  • Those stripes kind of harken back to an old-fashioned ice cream parlor, and we've got the ice cream in a bowl.
  • "So we kind of harken back to that, when anything goes."
  • Why he wants to harken back to that, I don't know.
  • My feelings for him harken back to ones of Joshua. for more
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