flashback

Definition of flashback

n.1.a transition (in literary or theatrical works or films) to an earlier event or scene; also, the scene thus introduced.
2.An unusually vivid recollection of a prior experience, often one that is traumatic, such as scenes from combat or a criminal assault, or induced by hallucinogenic drugs such as LSD; when accompanied by hallucinations it is called flashback hallucinosis.

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commitment to memory, exercise of memory, hindsight, learning by heart, looking back, memoir, memorization, memorizing, recall, recalling, recollecting, recollection, reconsideration, reflection, remembering, remembrance, reminiscence, retrospect, retrospection, review, rote, rote memory, study
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