The correct answer is recitation.


A. list
B. recitation
C. text
D. passage
P> The correct answer is (B) A (usually lengthy) recitation; lengthy enumeration; a prolonged or tedious account. Also, a ceremonial or liturgical form of prayer consisting of a series of invocations or petitions recited by the priest or other religious leader with recurrent responses from the congregation. In addition, a recital or recitation that resembles a litany.

Litany comes from Middle English letanie, Old English, Latin litania, Greek litaneia (prayer).

Examples of use:

  • Her girlfriends listened while she droned on with a litany of his shortcomings.
  • Protestors surged down the street the street chanting their endless litanies.

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