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used in Gone with the Wind

4 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
  • Even small children could recite with hate and fear the horrors the Yankees had inflicted upon the conquered territory.
    2.14 (14% in)
  • So he threw a quick apologetic glance at Carreen and, bowing his head again, began reciting from memory the Episcopal burial service which he had often read over slaves buried at Twelve Oaks.
    4.40 (36% in)
  • He charmed gatherings there with his wit and seldom needed much urging to recite his "Sword of Lee" or his deathless "Conquered Banner," which never failed to make the ladies cry.
    4.41 (70% in)
  • With a suddenness that startled her, he slid off the sofa onto his knees and with one hand placed delicately over his heart, he recited rapidly: "Forgive me for startling you with the impetuosity of my sentiments, my dear Scarlett—I mean, my dear Mrs. Kennedy.
    4.47 (51% in)

There are no more uses of "recite" in Gone with the Wind.

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