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rehashed; rehashing; rehashes
: to talk over or discuss again
: to present or use again in another form without substantial change or improvement
Verb You're just rehashing the same argument all over again.
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VerbTelevision coverage of the draft and local headlines this past week rehashed why there were just 31 picks in the first round and why the Dolphins were without one. —David Furones, Sun Sentinel, 30 Apr. 2023 Meadors rehashed testimony about a blue, poncho-like raincoat found at Murdaugh's parent's home which had gunshot residue on it and Murdaugh changing clothes day the of the killings. —N'dea Yancey-bragg, USA TODAY, 2 Mar. 2023 Instead of getting caught up in rehashing the finer points of your dogma, try to explain why the overall philosophy is appealing to you on an individual level. —Tarot Astrologers, Chicago Tribune, 6 May 2023 To rehash them for context: By early 2018, Turnpike was no longer a rising star in Americana. —Josh Crutchmer, Rolling Stone, 3 May 2023 Gabe Roth, executive director of the court transparency group Fix the Court, said the justices’ statements rehashed inadequate ethical standards. —Mary Clare Jalonick, Anchorage Daily News, 26 Apr. 2023 Instead of rehashing what went wrong or speculating on the next shoe to drop, banks should use this opportunity to look ahead and prepare now for what’s likely to happen in the next two to three years. —Michael Abbott, Forbes, 17 Mar. 2023 Biden’s 2024 budget mostly rehashed the president’s earlier proposals to expand the social safety net and to pay for it by raising taxes on the wealthy and corporations. —Alexandra Meeks, CNN, 10 Mar. 2023 And for so often rewarding creators for rehashing old stories while vainly expecting the unexpected. —Naveen Kumar, Variety, 23 Mar. 2023
NounMore than half the 320 pages of legislative text are a rehash of an energy bill that Republicans passed this year and that aimed to speed up leasing and permitting for oil and gas drilling. —Jim Tankersley, New York Times, 21 Apr. 2023 This is just a reintroduction of a measure that Rubio and Sen. Mitt Romney (R-Utah), proposed last year, which itself was a rehash of a measure Rubio proposed back in 2018, which itself was an alternate version of a plan proposed by Sens. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) and Mike Lee (R-Utah). —Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 11 July 2022 Too many recent shows just go out of sequence for an initial jolt of adrenaline, or to turn basic story points into mysteries, leaving the whole thing feeling at best like an empty exercise, at worst like an annoying rehash of tropes that half of television currently uses. —Alan Sepinwall, Rolling Stone, 26 Mar. 2021 During Monday’s testimony, Cooper answered questions from an attorney representing the state that mostly led to a rehash of the long and winding 11-year path the director took toward deciding on pursuing the bridge project last fall. —John Sharp | Jsharp@al.com, al, 26 Jan. 2023 The second version of waste is rehash. —Jamie Flinchbaugh, Forbes, 27 Mar. 2023 But Season Two is no lazy rehash. —Alan Sepinwall, Rolling Stone, 13 Apr. 2022 But this isn’t just another rehash. —Katie Walsh, Los Angeles Times, 21 Dec. 2021 And the Daniels managed to make an opening credits that was unique to their style without being a rehash of their most famous work. —Vulture, 10 Mar. 2023 See More
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