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I am using this directly from the codex to list 3 recent articles titles.

$args = array( 'numberposts' => '3');
$recent_posts = wp_get_recent_posts( $args );
foreach( $recent_posts as $recent ){
echo '<li><a href="' . get_permalink($recent["ID"]) . '" title="Look '.esc_attr($recent["post_title"]).'" >' .   $recent["post_title"].'</a> </li> ';

This works fine however, when I change the post_title to post_excerpt it does not show the excerpt.

How can I solve this?

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Steal the code from get_the_excerpt():

apply_filters( 'get_the_excerpt', $recent['post_excerpt'] )
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