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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of recite.

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Examples

  • Stuart recites from a William Henry Davis poem in Benjamin Cheever's The Good Nanny: "A poor life is this, if full of care,/We have no time to stand and stare."

    Tuesday before "Law & Order"

  • Stuart recites from a William Henry Davis poem in Benjamin Cheever's The Good Nanny: "A poor life is this, if full of care,/We have no time to stand and stare."

    Archive 2004-11-01

  • The full horror of the new Miss America is epitomized by Miss Florida, who recites an alphabetical litany of why she deserves to be Miss America.

    Is Miss America to blame for Sarah Palin's 'blood libel' video?

  • An observant Muslim recites that God alone is the judge and we must refrain from judging others, they do that at least 17 times a day and some do it 51 times.

    Mike Ghouse: Islam, America and July 4th

  • Before the lips curl into a smile and before the hands start moving with each word; before he cracks a couple of one-liners and before he recites the hackneyed details of a seven-second sequence from 25 years ago—there is a breath.

    Why New York Adores Mookie Wilson

  • When he recites the Nicene Creed or Bible verses from memory, as he did in 2006, it shows how foundational his faith is, she said.

    The Quiet Faith Behind Colbert's Right-Wing Funnyman

  • Evaristo apparently composed it while writer-in-residence at the Museum of London and it breathes an intimate connection between the Roman city and today's geography - she uses mainly modern streetnames and toponyms, and has Zuleika a citizen of the racially and sexually diverse metropolis, attended by her Scottish slaves, educated by her husband to the point where she writes and recites her own poetry.

    April Books 1) The Emperor's Babe, by Bernardine Evaristo

  • An observant Muslim recites that God alone is the judge and we must refrain from judging others, they do that at least 17 times a day and some do it 51 times.

    Mike Ghouse: Islam, America and July 4th

  • The announcer comes over the p.a. system and recites the usual prohibition against cameras and recorders, and asks that the audience turn off its cell phones and other electronic devices.

    Thoughts on Culture at the Boston Ballet

  • When he recites the Nicene Creed or Bible verses from memory, as he did in 2006, it shows how foundational his faith is, she said.

    The Quiet Faith Behind Colbert's Right-Wing Funnyman

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