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v. rec·ol·lect·ed, rec·ol·lect·ing, rec·ol·lects
To use one's memory to become aware of (something); recall to mind.
To remember something; have a recollection.
recollect (oneself)
To become aware of one's immediate situation or purpose after a distraction: recollected myself after the interruption.

[Medieval Latin recolligere, recollēct-, from Latin, to gather up : re-, re- + colligere, to collect; see collect1.]

rec′ol·lec′tive adj.
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Adj.1.recollective - good at remembering; "a retentive mind"; "tenacious memory"
mindful, aware - bearing in mind; attentive to; "ever mindful of her health"; "mindful of his responsibilities"; "mindful of these criticisms, I shall attempt to justify my action"
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Kakah Ramat's performance can be said to work recollectively. By bringing forth memories of past performances--"embodied cultural memories," as Paul Stoller (1997:47) would have it--it brings tradition into the realm of experience.
Weband e-mail server administrators a recollectively very annoyed by this episode,and have taken steps to route around VeriSign's wildcard,effectively banning the use of such wild cards in top-level domains.
It is interesting that another dimension is added to this intertextual scenario by James's implied reference to the Robert Burns's poem, "Oh, Whistle, and I'll Gome to You, My Lad." This tertiary haunting of text within text within text is analogous to the mechanics of the story with which we are presented, in which Jennet's story is contained within Kipps's narration of the gho st story which is recollectively placed within his primary narration with which the text opens.