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recitation

noun

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as in litany, recital

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The first known use of recitation was in the 15th century

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“Recitation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/recitation. Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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