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DIC/DICT

To say, to order
Dictate, malediction, benediction

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DICTATE

V. To speak aloud in order that ones words may be copied or recorded. (2) to give an order; to make necessary
Syn: demand ant: allow

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MALESICTION

N. a recital of words intended to harm; a curse

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BENEDICTION

N. a blessing

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LOC/ LOQU

To speak
Locution, eloquent, colloquial

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LOCUTION

N. a style or action of speaking

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ELOQUENT

Adj. powerful and expressive
Syn: articulate ant: unclear

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COLLOQUIAL

Adj. of or related to informal speech; conversational
Syn: idiomatic

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VOCA

To call
Evocative, equivocate, Advocte

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EVOCATIVE

Adj. calling forth a vivid image or reflection.
Syn: suggestive

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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
N. so done who argues for.
Syn: supporter Ant: enemy

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CLAM/CLAIM

To shout or call
Exclamatory, declaim, clamorous

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EXCLAMATORY

Adj. having a forceful, excited, or emotional tone

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DECLAIM

V. T speak loudly and with feeling

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CLAMOROUS

Adj. characterized by a loud noise or outcry
Syn: ear-splitting ant: quiet