Flashcards in Unit 15 Deck (16):
Latin Dicere, dictum "to say, to order"
dictate, malediction, benediction
Definition: (1) To speak aloud in order that one's words may be copied or recorded. (2) To give an order; to make necessary
Definition: a recital of words intended to harm; a curse
Definition: a blessing
Latin Laqu, Loctus "to speak"
Locution, eloquent, colloquial
Definition: style or action of speaking
Definition: powerful and expressive
Definition: of or related to informal speech, conversational
Latin Vocare, Vocatum "to call"
evocative, equivocate, advocate
Definition: calling forth a vivid image or imrpession
Definition: to use misleading or confusing language
PartOfSpeech: (1) verb (2) noun
Definition: (1) to argue in favor of (2) someone who argues for
Synonym: (1) recommend (2) supporter
Antonym: (1) oppose (2) enemy
Latin Clamere, Clamatum "to shout or call"
exclamatory, declaim, clamorous
Definition: having a forceful, excited, or emotional tone
Definition: to speak loudly and with feeling