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recite
used in Running in the Family

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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
  • ...like a spirit in the gas
     which cooks your dinner,
    like a hundred pappadans being crunched, like someone
    uselessly trying to light 3 Roses matches in a dark room,
    the clicking sound of a reef when you put your head into the sea,
    a dolphin reciting epic poetry to a sleepy audience,
    the sound of a fan when someone throws brinjals at it,
    like pineapples being sliced in the Pettah market
    like betel juice hitting a butterfly in mid-air
    like a whole village running naked onto the...
    p. 77.3

There are no more uses of "recite" in Running in the Family.

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