Flashcards in Unit 15 Deck (16)
Latin Dicere, Dictum means to "say, to order"
Dictate, Malediction, Benediction
v. To speak aloud in order that one's words may be copied or recorded. v. To give an order; to make necessary.
n. A recital of words intended to harm; a curse.
n. A blessing
Latin: Loqui, Locotus means to "speak"
Locution, Eloquent, Colloquial
n. Style or action of speaking.
adj. Powerful and expressive.
adj. Of or related to informal speech; conversational.
Latin: Vocare, Vocatum means to "call"
Evocative, Equivocate, Advocate
adj. Calling forth a vivid image or impression.
v. To use misleading or confusing language.
v. To argue in favor n. Someone who argues for
Latin: Clamare, Clamatum means to "shout or call"
Exclamatory, Declaim, Clamorous
adj. Having a forceful, excited, or emotional tone.
v. To speak loudly and with feeling