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litany

noun [C] uk   /ˈlɪt.ən.i/ us  
a long Christian prayer in which the priest speaks some parts and the other people at the ceremony speak other parts a litany of sth a long list of unpleasant things, especially things that are repeated: The manufacturers are reported to have received a litany of complaints from dissatisfied customers.
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