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to make an effort to hear something

to perceive by ear, usually attentively

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listen

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To dismiss them all as an affront to Christianity is a harkening back to the bad old days of religious persecution, burning at the stake of "heretics," and the Spanish Inquisition.
It's a not-unfamiliar state of affairs for modern dancers in the United States, harkening back a century to artists such as Loie Fuller and Isadora Duncan.
Her reading of the separate spheres that for Shannon and Elam mark Wilson's conservatism with respect to gender slips that yoke by harkening back to earlier, non-European notions of separate spheres of spiritual power rather than to nineteenth-century European hierarchical models.
With his opposition to economic and social change and his consistent harkening back to an imagined past, Buchanan is the purest static visionary in the Republican field.
NEW YORK -- Harkening back to the days of Ronald Reagan and GE Theater, today GE introduces "One Second Theater," an innovative concept in commercial content designed to capture the imagination of viewers in today's technologically-driven, television-challenged environment.
It's all terribly, terribly fun, harkening back to the days of such classic 2 Tone-era acts as The English Beat and the Selector, as well as the late '60s Jamaican ska sound that eventually gave way to reggae.
There's no time for the old "yabba douche bag," harkening back to the days of yonder yore.
We've moved into a new era of nutritional sciences," King says, but one harkening back to the 1930s, "when we were simply trying to determine what the essential nutrients are.
Think of other "classical" or "classic" things that pass themselves off as somehow harkening back to a golden age.
Targeted for the Asian market, Courvoisier XO Imperial is being offered in a gift box marked with Chinese calligraphy and packaged with a 50ml of Exclusif and a metal cannon replica, harkening back to the rich history of the brand.