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litany

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1 a long stated list of things one after another
  • Nobody wants to deal with a coworker who repeats the same litany of complaints day after day.

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2 an address to a deity or religious figure
  • In Catholic tradition, the Litany of the Saints is commonly sung at Mass the night before Easter.

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The first known use of litany was in the 13th century

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“Litany.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/litany. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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