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used in And The Mountains Echoed

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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
  • Slowly, Mrs. Wandati recited, "Today I have seen the charm, the beauty, the unfathomable grace of the face that I was looking for."
    Chapter 2 (73% in)
  • School was really the back room of the village mosque where, in addition to teaching Koran recitation, Mullah Shekib had taught every child in the village to read and write, to memorize poetry.
    Chapter 3 (37% in)
  • And, as was his habit, he excused himself when the guests began asking Nila to recite her poetry.
    Chapter 4 (42% in)
  • As you well know, we Afghans love our poetry; even the most uneducated among us can recite verses of Hafez or Khayyam or Saadi.
    Chapter 4 (43% in)
  • Collette, who had brought a wreath of dahlias and daisies to Maman's memorial, who had held and kissed Pari, who had delivered a beautiful recitation of one of Maman's poems at the podium.
    Chapter 6 (63% in)
  • I liked her best when she told us stories about the Prophet's life, which I found interesting—how he had lived his childhood in the desert, how the angel Gabriel had appeared to him in a cave and commanded him to recite verses, how everyone who met him was struck by his kind and luminous face.
    Chapter 9 (31% in)
  • Pari hums the tune for me, then recites the lyrics.
    Chapter 9 (82% in)

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