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Dic/Dict

Latin
To say to order
Dictate, malediction, Benediction

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Dictate

Verb
To speak aloud in order that one's words may be copied or recorded; to give an order; to make necessary
Dic/Dict

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Malediction

Noun
Recital of words intended to harm; a curse
Dict/Dict
Syn: demand
Ant: allow

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Benediction

Noun
A blessing
Dic/Dict

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Loc/Loqu

Latin
To speak
Locution, eloquent, colloquial

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Locution

Noun
Style or action of speaking
Loc/Loqu

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Eloquent

Adjective
Powerful and expressive
Loc/Loqu
Syn: articulate
Ant: unclear

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Colloquial

Adjective
Of or related to informal speech; conversational
Loc/Loqu

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Voca

Latin
To call
Voca

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Evocative

Adjective
Calling forth a vivid image or expression
Voca
Syn: suggestive

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Equivalent

Verb
To use misleading or confusing language
Voca
Syn: evade

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Advocate

Verb; noun
To argue in favor in; someone who argues for
Voca
Syn: supporter
Ant: enemy

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Clam/Claim

Latin
To shout or call
Exclamatory, declaim, clamorous

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Exclamatory

Latin
Having a forceful, excited, or emotional tone
Clam/Claim

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Declaim

Verb
To speak loudly with feeling
Clam/Claim

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Clamorous

Adjective
Characterized by a loud noise or outcry
Clam/Claim