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re-collect (oneself)

To become composed again, especially after one has been flustered or confused.
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For instance, we observed that among the Shona; elders were the fountains of knowledge which they had re-collected from their past experiences and that knowledge was a product of induction while knowledge according to Plato was a function of the mind as it negotiated its way from imagination right through to perfect knowledge.
Heidar Helguson sprayed the ball out wide to Jimmy Bullard, making his full debut after a summer move from Wigan, and it was the Fulham striker who re-collected the ball on the edge of the box where his deflected shot off Rio Ferdinand looped over Edwin Van der Sar and into the United goal.
For the purposes of the FDA submission, Pharmion re-collected and reanalyzed the CALGB data.
When specimens were re-collected, potassium and calcium fell within normal limits.
Much of this material could never be re-collected because it has come from Seed Savers members who have since passed away and from areas in countries that are now involved in civil strife.
Their speeches play the divide between a public Blackness and a secret African brotherhood, between race as a social signifier and race as a privately felt experience, and between the particulars of a general Masonic history and the potential energy of a re-collected genealogy.
There are books on book collecting, books to be re-collected, periodicals, manuscripts, type documents, runs of magazines and so on, all of it fascinating.
After the wash and rinse cycles, all the carbon dioxide is distilled and re-collected.
Getting re-collected just before recess is impossible because of the kids' anticipation of going ape.