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Example sentences for recitation

He adores her, he's an audience, and quickly the movie collapses into an endless recitation.
To many, he will be especially remembered as a chef and an avid reader who loved poetry and had a gift for recitation.
Sadder still was the recitation of names of clowns who died in the past year.
It was the emergency room calling and the conversation was brief, a basic recitation of the facts.
He then leads the few people who have gathered in the recitation of the rosary.
Parts of the story are covered by a simple recitation of letters.
But the beauty of a poem, once learned, is not in the recitation of words.
The new arrivals usually lighted some candles and incense before kneeling for a while to listen to the recitation.
They move back and forth from a posture of calm, even dry recitation of facts and figures to one of heated advocacy or derision.
Such a recitation of consideration was a contract term rather than a mere recitation.
Applicant filed an amendment to the recitation of services, a notice of appeal and a request for reconsideration.
Recitation and performance are major new trends in poetry.

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