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DIC/DICT

To say; to order

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Dictate

To speak aloud in order that one's words may be copied or recorded
To give an order

Syn: Demand Ant: Allow

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Malediction

A recital of words intended to harm; a curse

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Benediction

A blessing

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LOC/LOQU

To speak

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Locution

Style or action of speaking

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Eloquent

Powerful and expressive

Syn: Articulate Ant: Unclear

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Colloquial

O or related to informal speech; conversational

Syn: Idiomatic

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Evocative

Calling forth a vivid image or expression

Syn: Suggestive

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Equivocate

To use misleading or confusing language

Syn: Evade

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Advocate

To argue in favor of
Syn: Recommend Ant: Oppose

Someone who argues for
Syn: Supporter Ant: Enemy

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CLAM/CLAIM

To shout or call

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Exclamatory

Having a forceful, excited, or emotional tone.

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Declaim

To speak loudly and with feeling

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Clamorous

Characterized by a loud noise or outcry

Syn: Ear-splitting Ant: Quiet