dredge up

phrasal verb
dredged up; dredging up; dredges up

Definition of dredge up

: to start talking or thinking again about (something unpleasant that happened a long time ago) Reporters dredged up the fact that the senator avoided the military draft. She didn't like to dredge up bad memories.

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“Dredge up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dredge%20up. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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