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 for Reciting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Recite \Re*cite"\ (r[-e]*s[imac]t"), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Recited; p. pr. & vb. n. Reciting.] [F. r['e]citer, fr.
     L. recitare, recitatum; pref. re- re- + citare to call or
     name, to cite. See Cite.]
     1. To repeat, as something already prepared, written down,
        committed to memory, or the like; to deliver from a
        written or printed document, or from recollection; to
        rehearse; as, to recite the words of an author, or of a
        deed or covenant.
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     2. To tell over; to go over in particulars; to relate; to
        narrate; as, to recite past events; to recite the
        particulars of a voyage.
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     3. To rehearse, as a lesson to an instructor.
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     4. (Law) To state in or as a recital. See Recital, 5.
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     Syn: To rehearse; narrate; relate; recount; describe;
          recapitulate; detail; number; count.
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