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DIC/DICT

To say, to order

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Dictate

1. V. To speak aloud in order that ones words may copied or recorded
2. V. To give an order; to make necessaryn
Syn: demand
Ant: allow

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Malediction

N. a recital of words intended to harm; a curse

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Benediction

N. a blessing

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LOC/LOQU

"To speak"

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Locution

N. style or action of speaking

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Eloquent

Adj. powerful and expressive
Syn: articulate
Ant: unclear

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Colloquial

Adj. of and related to informal speech; controversial
Syn: idiomatic

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VOCA

"To call"

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Evocative

Adj. calling forth a vivid image or impression
Syn: suggestive

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Equivocate

V. To use misleading or confusing language
Syn: evade

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Advocate

1. V. To argue in favor of
Syn: recommend
Ant: oppose
2. N. someone who argues for
Syn: supporter
Ant: enemy

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CLAM/CLAIM

"To shout or call"

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Exclamatory

Adj. having a forceful, excited, or emotional tone

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Declaim

V. To speak loudly and with feeling

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Clamorous

Adj. characterized by a loud noise or outcry
Syn: ear-splitting
Ant: quiet