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used in The Fountainhead

5 uses
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to say or read something aloud — especially something previously memorized such as a poem


to say in detail — especially a list of things
  • She spoke on a single, level tone, as if she were reciting an austere catechism of faith.
    2.7 — Part 2 Chapter 7 (80% in)
  • "How is it going to stop him?" she asked in the tone one would use to recite a list of statistics.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (36% in)
  • 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.
    3.7 — Part 3 Chapter 7 (29% in)
  • But within an hour he found himself studying the joints of the paneling on the walls and reciting nursery rhymes in his mind.
    4.9 — Part 4 Chapter 9 (56% in)
  • It was not a famous architect publicly confessing incompetence; it was a man reciting a memorized lesson.
    4.18 — Part 4 Chapter 18 (22% in)

There are no more uses of "recite" in The Fountainhead.

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