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recite
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The Fountainhead
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  • She spoke on a single, level tone, as if she were reciting an austere catechism of faith.
  • "How is it going to stop him?" she asked in the tone one would use to recite a list of statistics.
  • But within an hour he found himself studying the joints of the paneling on the walls and reciting nursery rhymes in his mind.
  • It was not a famous architect publicly confessing incompetence; it was a man reciting a memorized lesson.
  • He had not wished a religious ceremony, which he did not respect, and he could have less respect for the state’s functionary reciting a formula before him—but he made the rite an act of pure religion.

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  • She recited a poem.
  • The children recited the Pledge of Allegiance.

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