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recitation (ˌrɛsɪˈteɪʃən Pronunciation for recitation



  1. the act of reciting from memory, or a formal reading of verse before an audience
  2. something recited

Example Sentences Including 'recitation'

Kadredin was not to be deterred from his slothful recitation.
Aldiss, Brian Somewhere East of Life
Penny opened the door and began what sounded like a recitation.
Duncan, Robert L The Serpent's Mark
When he had finished this terrifying recitation , Dr Haydar covered his face.
Aldiss, Brian Somewhere East of Life


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