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rote -- as in: learned by rote
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Don Quixote
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  • This, then, being the case, let not these scrupulous and prudish ideas trouble your imagination, but be assured that Lothario prizes you as you do him, and rest content and satisfied that as you are caught in the noose of love it is one of worth and merit that has taken you, and one that has not only the four S’s that they say true lovers ought to have, but a complete alphabet; only listen to me and you will see how I can repeat it by rote.

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  • She memorized her lesson by rote, but never really understood it.
  • "They will get used to it," the soldier said as if the words were rote in his mouth.
    Jane Yolen  --  The Devils Arithmetic

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