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  • verb Present participle of recapitulate.

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Examples

  • See what is the first step towards repentance; it is remembering our own evil ways, reflecting seriously upon the sins we have committed and being particular in recapitulating them.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

  • The mind shudders at the idea of recapitulating all that took place, and, indeed, dreads to do so, lest we should appear to make a business of pointing out the vices of an emperor who, in other respects, had many good qualities.

    The Roman History of Ammianus Marcellinus During the Reigns of the Emperors Constantius, Julian, Jovianus, Valentinian, and Valens

  • And on this and other fronts China finds itself in the almost enviable position of playing catch-up, allowing it to produce rapid gains in productivity and output simply by recapitulating what the advanced world did generations ago.

    Let a Thousand Talents Bloom

  • One hesitates to "review" a book like Che Elias's West Virginia (Six Gallery Press), since the conventions of reviewing require a focus on what a book is "about," where fiction is concerned on recapitulating the "story" (which, unfortunately, most newspaper book reviews emphasize most directly and at greatest length), as well as summing up the characters and situation motivating the story.

    Experimental Fiction

  • Reviews that detail everything about a book – and that usually means recapitulating the plot – make me stay away from the book.

    Random Bullets « Tales from the Reading Room

  • He had implanted these cancers into mice, where they had exploded into friable, metastatic tumors, recapitulating the aggressive human disease.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • *Abl, too, was first discovered in a virus, and later found to be present in human cells—again recapitulating the story of ras and src.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • At the banquet in Stockholm, Varmus, recalling his former life as a student of literature, read lines from the epic poem Beowulf, recapitulating the slaying of the dragon in that story: “We have not slain our enemy, the cancer cell, or figuratively torn the limbs from his body,” Varmus said.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • It's impossible to write a history of neoconservatism without recapitulating twice-told tales.

    Rich Lowry's review of books on neocons and the conservative movement

  • On the one hand, if you're building a new world, there's not much point just recapitulating the real world.

    MIND MELD: Worldbuilding

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