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  • v. Past participle of recount


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  • Basically, Professor Somin recounted Communist crimes, and predictably some cry, “Chile!” as if that were in any way relevant.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Competing Explanations for the Oppressive Nature of Socialism

  • In the previous volume of the absent classics, Folktales of the Bezai, the story recounted is a classically structured parable concerning a young boy who makes a deal with a malign tree to release the peacock trapped inside it.

    2008 November « Tales from the Reading Room

  • Information from an American escapee and a Thai captured with Mr. Debruin recounted Mr. Debruin's capture and prison chronology through July 3, 1966, the last time they knew Mr. Debruin to be alive with them in Khammouane Province.

    Debruin, Eugene H.

  • Edwin recounted the manner of the earl discovering himself, and how he came to bear that title.

    The Scottish Chiefs

  • Edwin recounted the particulars of his progress through the fortress; and by the minuteness of his topographical descriptions, enforced his arguments for the north to be the point assailed.

    The Scottish Chiefs

  • Accessing Palin’s account required naming the location where she met her husband Todd (Palin recounted meeting him at ‘Wasilla High’ in her RNC speech).

    Revealed: The Amazing Hacking Palin’s Account | Disinformation

  • Dobrynin recounted Nixon’s threatening words in his report to the Kremlin: The president said he will never (Nixon twice emphasized that word) accept a humiliating defeat or humiliating terms.

    The Nukes of October « Isegoria

  • (I’m sorry if that comes across as hackneyed — because what you have recounted is definitely not.)

    Her Bad Mother’s Home For Misfit Toys | Her Bad Mother

  • There were reports that she had tried to talk her husband into turning himself in, and that ` s directly at odds with the facts that you just recounted, that is, you know, she wakes up and finds the note ...

    CNN Transcript Jan 15, 2008

  • The parliamentary elections didn't go Mugabe's way and they are currently being "recounted".

    Archive 2008-04-01


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