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DIC/DICT

To say, to order
Dictate, Malediction, Benediction

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Dictate

V.
To speak aloud in order that one's words may be copied.
DICT
SYN: Demand
ANT: Allow

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Malediction

N.
A recital of words intended to harm.
DICT

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Benediction

N.
A blessing.
DICT

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LOC/LOQU

To speak.
Locution, Eloquent, Colloquial

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Locution

N.
Style or action of speaking.
LOC

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Eloquent

Adj.
Powerful and expressive
LOQU
SYN: Articulate
Ant: Unclear

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Colloquial

Adj.
Of or related to informal speech.
LOQU
Syn: Idiomatic

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VOCA

To call.
Evocative, Equivocate, Advocate

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Evocative

Adj.
Calling for a vivid image.
VOCA
Syn: Suggestive

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Equivocate

V.
To use misleading of confusing language.
VOCA
Syn: Evade

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Advocate

V.
To argue in favor of.
VOCA
Syn: Supporter
Ant: Enemy

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CLAM/CLAIM

To shout or call.
Exclamatory, Declaim, Clamorous

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Exclamatory

Adj.
Having a forceful, excited, or emotional tone.
CLAM

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Declaim

V.
To speak loudly and with feeling.
CLAIM

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Clamorous

Adj.
Characterized by a loud noise or outcry.
CLAM
Syn: Ear-splitting
Ant: Quiet