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adjective as in narrative

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When I read about his wandering the beach at age 3, I thought of one of my mother’s memories, recounted to me throughout my life.

In April, CNN anchor Chris Cuomo tested positive and later recounted on-air his “haunted” night with a 103-degree fever.

She recounted how she and her staff had worked 16 hours a day, through a pandemic, to double-check the results for the county’s more than 1,100 precincts, where 878,000 ballots had to be counted in a nearly impossible two weeks.

In Fossil Men, journalist Kermit Pattison recounts intriguing backstories of the Ardi scientists and how they came to challenge popular views of hominid evolution.

Corliss recounted all this to me last winter while steering his big Winnebago RV northbound on Interstate 15, toward a skydiving center east of Los Angeles.

“Bill Cosby called me at home in Las Vegas and reached my grandmother,” recounted Chelan.

“Bizarre imaginings by Mr. du Pont have also been recounted by athletes who trained with Team Foxcatcher,” wrote The Times.

All of which, among other humiliating acts, are recounted in My Crazy Love.

He recounted his own prayers to Mother Cabrini in 1998, which he believes aided him in becoming a U.S. citizen.

In his autobiography 'Still Me,' Reeves recounted how Williams helped save his life.

It shall be recounted, to the perpetual infamy and dishonour of the man who uttered it.

Beneath this melodrama, the circumstances are recounted at great length, and some halting verses conclude the mournful narration.

His family almost forgot to eat while Henry recounted the details of the exciting race.

He recounted the chief services which they had, during three eventful sessions, rendered to the country.

And mine until now, said the father, and then he recounted his experience of the night before.


On this page you'll find 55 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to recounted, such as: historical, anecdotal, fictional, fictive, narrated, and reported.

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