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recur
 v.  reappear; happen or occur again
Classic Sentence: (46 in 4 pages)
1  The idea of never seeing Marius again had never entered his brain until that day; now the thought began to recur to him, and it chilled him.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER VII—THE OLD HEART AND THE YOUNG HEART IN THE PRES...
2  May we be permitted to recur, for the sake of clearness in the recital, to the simple means which we have already employed in the case of Waterloo.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER I—HISTORY OF CORINTHE FROM ITS FOUNDATION
3  Ideas recur to him with abrupt lucidity; the obliteration of intoxication, a sort of steam which has obscured the brain, is dissipated, and makes way for the clear and sharply outlined importunity of realities.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXIII—ORESTES FASTING AND PYLADES DRUNK
4  But since like conditions seldom recur, it can only rarely happen that like remedies are useful.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXXII.
5  But when both of these incitements to virtuous behavior began to recur less frequently, corruption spread, and after the time of Atilius Regulus, no like example was again witnessed.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER I.
6  The first case has been discussed, but we will speak of it again should it recur.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER X — CONCERNING THE WAY IN WHICH THE STRENGTH OF A...
7  Yet it would be enquiring too curiously to ask, whether the recollection of Rebecca's beauty and magnanimity did not recur to his mind more frequently than the fair descendant of Alfred might altogether have approved.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIV
8  It may possibly recur to your memory that when I examined the paper upon which the printed words were fastened I made a close inspection for the water-mark.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In Chapter 15. A Retrospection
9  The words that comrades had uttered previous to the firing began to recur to him.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Get Context   In Chapter 6
10  He recurred frequently to that comfortable trade of grurin, as though he wished the man to understand, without advising him directly and harshly, that this would afford him a refuge.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV—DETAILS CONCERNING THE CHEESE-DAIRIES OF PONTA...
11  The checkered pattern of that suspender recurred incessantly to his mind.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER X—THE MAN AROUSED
12  These memories were almost intolerable to him, it was so long since they had recurred to him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GERVAIS
13  This recurred to his mind unceasingly.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GERVAIS
14  The name of Romainville recurred incessantly to his mind, with the two verses of a song which he had heard in the past.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER III—A TEMPEST IN A SKULL
15  Memories recurred to Jean Valjean.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER IX—THE MAN WITH THE BELL
Example Sentence:
1  There is a danger that the disease may recur.
2  If the swelling should recur, please take this medicine immediately.
3  This story will recur lots of times in next month.
4  The gale still rising, seemed to my ear to muffle a mournful under-sound; whether in the house or abroad I could not at first tell, but it recurred, doubtful yet doleful at every lull; at last I made out it must be some dog howling at a distance.
5  They recurred to the reform of the economic structure.
6  It has since expanded to include a multitude of girls, including several recurring regulars.
7  Self-deprecation is a recurring feature as Stevenson talks.