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 for hark back
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Hark \Hark\ (h[aum]rk), v. i. [OE. herken. See Hearken.]
     To listen; to hearken. [Now rare, except in the imperative
     form used as an interjection, Hark! listen.] --Hudibras.
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     Hark away! Hark back! Hark forward! (Sporting), cries
        used to incite and guide hounds in hunting.
  
     To hark back, to go back for a fresh start, as when one has
        wandered from his direct course, or made a digression.
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              He must have overshot the mark, and must hark back.
                                                    --Haggard.
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              He harked back to the subject.        --W. E.
                                                    Norris.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  hark back
      v 1: go back to something earlier; "This harks back to a
           previous remark of his" [syn: hark back, return, come
           back, recall]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  43 Moby Thesaurus words for "hark back":
     break back, bring back, bring to mind, call back, call to mind,
     call up, change back, conjure up, cry back, cry back to,
     do a flip-flop, do an about-face, evoke, flip-flop, go back,
     go back over, go back to, look back, mind, recall, recall to mind,
     recapture, recollect, recur to, reevoke, reflect, remember,
     retrace, retrospect, return to, revert to, review,
     review in retrospect, revive, see in retrospect, summon up,
     think back, think of, turn, turn about, turn around, turn back,
     use hindsight
  
  

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