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Word: recite

Definition: repeat aloud (something learned); describe; Ex. recite his complaints; N. recitation


Sentences Containing 'recite'

I could recite you the whole of Thucydides, Xenophon, Plutarch, Titus Livius, Tacitus, Strada, Jornandes, Dante, Montaigne, Shakespeare, Spinoza, Machiavelli, and Bossuet.

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