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rote -- as in: learned by rote
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Flowers for Algernon
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  • …the movies or tv but i said they are in the closit in the hall. i got them. then i said let me see that card agen i bet ill find it now. i tryed hard but i still coudnt find the picturs i only saw the ink. i told him maybe i need new glases. he rote somthing down on a paper and i got skared of faling the test. i told him it was a very nice inkblot with littel points al around the eges. he looked very sad so that wasnt it. i said please let me try agen. ill get it in a few minits becaus…

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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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