harken harken  /ˈhɑr kən/

Definition(s):

  • (v) listen; used mostly in the imperative

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Will's views on war generally harken back to another era of pre World War II conservative isolationism.
  2. They harken back to the classic cliffhangers of early cinema serials, with the bravado of my favorite pulp-fiction novelsthe adventure, the characters, all of it.
  3. And harken too to Sigur Rs, below, whose divine soundtrack for the film Angels of the Universe should make Iceland's hottest band cool all over.

News

  1. LIVE BLOG: Traffic Conditions

    CLEVELAND — Fox 8 Traffic Reporter Patty Harken is buzzing around the area in GroundFOX to give you the latest...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: FOX 8 Cleveland

  2. After 86 years Blackhawks and Bruins meet for Cup

    By Steve Keating (Reuters) - A Stanley Cup classic 86 years in the making hits the ice as Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks, two of the National Hockey League's charter clubs, faceoff in a best-of-seven final dripping with nostalgia and mystery. The first Original Six showdown for Lord Stanley's famous silver mug since 1979 may harken back to the days before expansion, but despite their rich ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  3. NHL-Bruins-After 86 years Blackhawks and Bruins meet for Cup

    By Steve Keating June 10 (Reuters) - A Stanley Cup classic 86 years in the making hits the ice as Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks, two of the National Hockey League's charter clubs, faceoff in a best-of-seven final dripping with nostalgia and mystery. The first Original Six showdown for Lord Stanley's famous silver mug since 1979 may harken back to the days before expansion, but despite ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. "We are doing something different narratively which doesn't require sort of deep-and-vast knowledge for you to get, and we also just feel like the stories that we're telling this season kind of really do harken back to the first season of the...
    on Jan 12, 2010 By: Carlton Cuse Source: TV Squad (blog)

  2. Phillips noted that Jordan "defended" Bush "in the 1990 probe of possible insider trading in the sale of his Harken [Energy] stock, as well as a partner in Baker and Botts, the attorneys for the Carlyle Group."
    on Mar 11, 2007 By: Kevin Phillips Source: Media Transparency

  3. "I harken back to watching him last year, in the middle of the summer just working his butt off at four or five different positions, being ready for when we need him, and preparing for the opportunity that he's gotten," manager Buck Showalter...
    on Aug 11, 2006 By: Buck Showalter Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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