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Latin "to say, to order"
Dictate, malediction, benediction

Dic/dict

1

(1) v. To speak aloud in order that one's word's may be copied or recorded (2) v. To give an order; to make necessary
Root: dic/dict
Syn: demand
Ant: allow

Dictate

2

N. a recital of words intended to harm; a curse
Root: dic/dict

Malediction

3

N. a blessing
Root: dic/dict

Benediction

4

Latin "to speak"
Locution, eloquent, colloquial

Loc/loqu

5

N. style or action of speaking
Root: loc/loqu

Locution

6

Adj. powerful and expressive
Root: loc/loqu
Syn: articulate
Ant: unclear

Eloquent

7

Adj. of or related to informal speech; conversational
Root: loc/loqu
Syn: idiomatic

Colloquial

8

Latin "to call"
Evocative, equivocate, advocate

Voca

9

Adj. calling forth a vivid image or impression
Root: voca
Syn: suggestive

Evocative

10

V. To use misleading or confusing language
Latin: voca
Syn: evade

Equivocate

11

(1) v. To argue in favor of (2) n. someone who argues for
Root: voca
Syn: supporter
Ant: enemy

Advocate

12

Latin "to shout or call"
Exclamatory, declaim, clamorous

Clam/claim

13

Adj. having a force, excited, or emotional tone
Root: clam/claim

Exclamatory

14

V. To speak loudly and with speak
Root: clam/claim

Declaim

15

Adj. characterized by a loud noise or outcry
Root: clam/claim
Syn: ear-splitting
Ant: quiet

Clamorous