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DIC/DICT

To say order

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Dictate

To speak aloud in order that ones words may be copied or recorded

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Malediction

A recital of words intended to harm

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Benediction

A blessing

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LOC/LOQU

To speak

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Locution

Style or action of speaking

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Eloquent

Powerful and expressive

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Colloquial

Of or related to informal speech

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VOCA

To call

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Evocative

Calling forth a vivid image or impression

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Equivocate

To use misleading or confusing language

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Advocate

To argue in favor of

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CLAM/CLAIM

To shout or call

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Exclamatory

Having a forceful, excited, or emotional tone

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Declaim

To speak loudly and with feeling

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Clamorous

Characterized by a loud noise or outcry