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recite
used in The Color Purple

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

or:

to say in detail — especially a list of things
  • The biggest part of the welcoming ceremony was about the roofleaf, which Joseph interpreted for us as one of the villagers recited the story that it is based upon.

There are no more uses of "recite" in The Color Purple.

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