Recounting and Tell


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Recounting noun – An act of narration.
Tell is a synonym for recounting in tell a story topic. In some cases you can use "Tell" instead a verb "Recounting".
Nearby Words: recount, recounted
Synonyms for Recounting


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Tell verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Recounting is a synonym for tell. Sometimes you can replace term "Recounting" with "Tell", this verbs are similar.
Nearby Words: telling, teller
Synonyms for Tell

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  • Meme Oshino in Bakemonogatari can always tell what supernatural phenomena affected each girl, usually based on Koyomi's secondhand recounting of their story of their problem.
  • Comicbook / Nova Let Me Tell You a Story: Nova Centurion Quibit has a fondness for recounting stories contained in his memory banks, whether his comrades want to actually hear it or not.
  • Series / Blue Bloods Manly Tears: Frank gets choked up while recounting 9/11 in "The Job." Man on Fire: In "To Tell the Truth," after Linda is kidnapped by associates of a drug kingpin that Danny witnessed committing a murder, Danny gets notified that a body has been found in a torched car.
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