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used in The Devils Arithmetic

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
  • It was obvious she had recited these same words to each group of newcomers, yet her voice held a sweetness and a patience quite out of keeping with the information she delivered.
    Chapter 13 (41% in)
recited = said aloud
  • She got that faraway look that signaled she was about to recite another part of the family saga.
    Chapter 2 (51% in)
  • "A yahrzeit for all the beloved dead, a grace for all the beloved living," Aunt Eva always whispered to Hannah before reciting the Hebrew prayers.
    Chapter 2 (93% in)
  • See, my almost-sister-in-law, the child was just reciting a story.
    Chapter 9 (35% in)
  • Gitl began reciting the Kaddish, rocking back and forth on the sleeping shelf with the sonorous words, and the prayer was like the tolling of a death bell.
    Chapter 15 (98% in)

There are no more uses of "recite" in The Devils Arithmetic.

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