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recite

re·cite

recite

 
 
pronunciation:
rih saIt
features:
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part of speech: verb
inflections: recited, recites, reciting
definition 1: to speak the words of from memory and in front of others.
Emma recited her poem in class this morning.
similar words:
deliver, perform, quote, rehearse, repeat
definition 2: to list in detail.
She recited the names of all of the presidents.
similar words:
itemize, list, reel off, rehearse, report
derivation: reciter (n.)
Word Parts
The word recite contains the following part:
cit, -cite Latin root that means rouse, set in motion
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