[ verb ] reassemble mentally
"reconstruct the events of 20 years ago"
Used in print(Frank Oppenheimer, "Science and Fear-- A Discussion...)
It is difficult to reconstruct the primeval fears of man .(Robert Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land....)
Jubal could n't reconstruct the crime from the way the girls behaved because patterns kept shifting - ABC vs D , then BCD vs A & & & or AB vs CD , or AD vs CB , through all ways that four women can gang_up on each other .
[ verb ] cause somebody to adapt or reform socially or politically
Used in print(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)
There are of_course many Souths ; but for this discussion the most important division is between those who have been reconstructed and those who have n't .