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adjective as in quoting

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We have several interviews where it was painfully obvious that the student was just reciting lines about how great the school was.

The first time she told me about the incident two months ago, she seemed resentful and bored, reciting it like a pledge.

Scene after scene was filled up with white actors in bathrobes all reciting their lines like they were constipated.

What is wrong and embarrassing is the President of the United States reciting a massively discredited factoid.

Just before dawn, I woke to hear Mouha quietly reciting the night prayer.

But some pupils say at once, “I can never be sure in reciting the line to recall bells only seven times, no more or less.”

Why, she got befuddled in reciting something about an Indian uprising that came in our American History hour.

He heard the arithmetic class reciting and learned that only things of the same denomination can be subtracted from each other.

When she shuts herself up, presumably to study her part in your play, half the time she is reciting her own lines.

The beggar reciting the Bible to fill his pocket is very well; but he does not come up to the preaching street arab.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reciting, such as: announcing, citing, copying, null, naming, and stating.

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