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DIC\DICT

To say, to order

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Dictate

V. to speak aloud in order for ones words to be recorded
Syn. demand
Ant. allow

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Malediction

n. a recital of words intended to harm

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benediction

n. a blessing

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LOC\LOQU

to speak

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locution

n. style of speaking

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Eloquent

adj. powerful and expressive
Syn. articulate
Ant. unclear

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colloqual

adj. of or related to informal speech
Syn. idiomati

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VOCA

to call

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Evocative

adj. calling for a vivid image or impression
syn. suggestiv

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Equivocate

v. to use misleading or confusing language
Syn. evade

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Advocate

v. to argue in favor of
Syn. supporter
Ant. enemy

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CLAM\CLAIM

To shout or call

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exclamatory

adj. having an emotional tone in your voice

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declaim

v. to speak loudly and with feeling

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clamorous

adj. characterized by a loud noise or out cry
Syn. ear splitting
Ant. or quiet