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litany

lit·a·ny

litany

 
 
pronunciation:
lI t ni
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: litanies
definition 1: a formal prayer that alternates between lines spoken by a leader and a response repeated by a congregation.
definition 2: any recital that involves repetition or incantation, esp. a long or monotonous account, as of one's troubles.
He dared not ask about her day at work for fear of receiving a litany of complaints.
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