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Antonyms for flashback

a transition (in literary or theatrical works or films) to an earlier event or scene that interrupts the normal chronological development of the story

an unexpected but vivid recurrence of a past experience (especially a recurrence of the effects of an hallucinogenic drug taken much earlier)

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Harry, 31, said he had suffered flashbacks following his time as a helicopter pilot on his second tour of Afghanistan in 2012/13.
45am: Woken by husband having a PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) flashback.
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CD Projekt Red have introduced two new features to their upcoming game for the PC, Xbox One and Playstation 4, The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt- an animated and narrated storybook, along with flashbacks, so that players don't get lost and confused in the colossal and complex plot and subplots.
In the research, boffins also found that those who drank a large amount of alcohol before a traumatic event did not report an increase in the number of flashbacks.
The established range of ISO 9001:2000 and ISO 14001 Super 66, 78 and 90 Flashback Arrestors from Witt, the gas safety, control, mixing and analysis equipment supplier have now been successfully tested and approved to EN 730 standard for use with ethylene.
The volunteers who played the game reported significantly fewer flashbacks over the following week.
However, 32% of those surveyed had at least one exposure, 10% had experienced flashbacks, and 5% had experienced symptoms within the prior month, said Dr.
Jehel said, 32% of those surveyed had at least one exposure, 10% had experienced flashbacks, and 5% had experienced symptoms within the prior month.
But, all of a sudden, I started to be hit by a succession of flashbacks.
Meanwhile, flashbacks teach us about the teenage recklessness which sent him to Hollywood in the first place.
From that vantage point, most of the events of the movie are depicted in a never-ending series of flashbacks through the eyes of top-ranking CIA agent Edward Wilson (portrayed by Matt Damon).
Union looks luminous but is much too idealized in her flashbacks.
An office manager committed suicide after suffering flashbacks from the London bombings, a Teesside inquest heard.
The film repeatedly relies on flashbacks to show the troubled past and dark secrets the family has been dealing with, including the abuse Suzie suffered at the hands of a previous partner and a later miscarriage.