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used in The Adventures of Augie March

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
  • Old Granum was the deathbed watcher and Psalm reciter, feeble and ruination-faced, in Chinatown black alpaca and minute, slippered feet.
    Chapter 6 (79% in)
  • Or maybe it was the kind of evening Dingbat made of it that didn't please him, Dingbat's recitations and hoarse parodies, his turkey girding and obscene cackles that made the girls scream.
    Chapter 5 (88% in)
  • Dingbat and Einhorn had to be prompted when it came their turn to recite the orphans' Kaddish.
    Chapter 6 (92% in)
  • I can remember a cousin of Grandma Lausch who recited "The Eagle," by Lermontov, in Russian; which I didn't dig, but the elocution was wonderful and romantic.
    Chapter 15 (37% in)

There are no more uses of "recite" in The Adventures of Augie March.

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