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recapitulate

(rē′kə-pĭch′ə-lāt′)
v. recapitu·lated, recapitu·lating, recapitu·lates
v.tr.
1. To repeat in concise form.
2. Biology To appear to repeat (the evolutionary stages of the species) during the embryonic development of the individual organism.
v.intr.
To make a summary.

re·ca·pit′u·la′tive, re·ca·pit′u·la·to′ry (-lə-tôr′ē) adj.
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Here Ehrenreich confines terrorism to the Islamic world, assuming, as evidenced by her noun usage, that America engages in legitimate forms of violence, and thus recapitulating the tired formulation that "a whole world, that of Islam," enjoys killing Westerners for reasons external to geopolitics.
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