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used in A Great and Terrible Beauty

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
  • There is a great rustling as fifty girls stand at attention and recite the pledge, chins tilted upward toward the future.
    Chapter 5 (81% in)
  • Mademoiselle lifts her arms and we all rise in unison, recite the goodbye.
    Chapter 9 (39% in)
  • Two girls skip past us, arm in arm, reciting the poetry they've learned for today's occasion, something to show how much they've become small buds of ladies.
    Chapter 26 (93% in)
  • Felicity twirls around the cave, reciting poetry.
    Chapter 35 (19% in)

There are no more uses of "recite" in A Great and Terrible Beauty.

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