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DIC/DICT

L
To say, to order
Dictate
Malediction
Benediction

2

Dictate

V
DIC/DICT
1)To speak aloud in order that one’s words may be copied or recorded
2)To give an order; to make necessary
S-demand
A-allow

3

Malediction

N
DIC/DICT
A recital of words intended to harm; a curse
S/A-X

4

Benediction

N
Dic/Dict
A blessing
S/A-X

5

Loc/loqu

L
To speak
Eloquent
LOCUTION
COLLOQUIAL

6

Locution

N
Loc/Loqu
Style or action of speaking
S/a-x

7

Eloquent

Adj
Loc/Loqu
powerful and expressive
S-articulate
A-unclear

8

COLLOQUIAL

Adj
Loc/Loqu
Of or related to informal speech; conversational
S-idiomatic
A-X

9

Voca

L
To call
Equivocate
Advocate
EVOCATIVE

10

EVOCATIVE

Adj
Voca
Calling forth a vivid image or impression
S-suggestion
A-X

11

Equivocate

V
Voca
To use misleading or confusing language
S/A-X

12

Advocate

V/n
Voca
1) to argue in favor of/2) someone who argues for
S-recommended-supporter
A-oppose-enemy

13

Clam/claim

L
To shout or call
Clamorous
Declaim
EXCLAMATORY

14

EXCLAMATORY

Adj
Clam/claim
Having forceful, excited, or emotional tone
S/A-X

15

Declaim

V
Clam/Claim
To speak loudly and with feeling
S/a-X

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Clamorous

Adj
Clam/Claim
Characterized by a loud noise or outcry
S-ear-splitting
A-quiet