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DIC/DICT

To say to order

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Dictate

V to speak out loud for someone to record the words SYN demand ant allow

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Malediction

N a recital of words intended to harm curse

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Benediction

N a blessing

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LOC/LOQU

To speak

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Locution

N style or action of speaking

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Eloquent

Adj powerful and expressive SYN articulate ant unclear

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Colloquial

Adj informal speech SYN idiomatic

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VOCA

To call

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Evocative

Adj calling fourth a vivid image or impression 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 SYN recommend ant oppose

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CLAM/CLAIM

To shout or call

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Exclamatory

Adj having a forceful excited tone of voice

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Declaim

V to speak loudly or with feeling

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Clamorous

Adj characterized by loud noise or outcry SYN ear splitting ant quiet

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CRUX

Cross

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Excruciating

Adj extremely painful SYN unbearable ant pleasant

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Crux

N the most important or decisive point SYN essence ant extra

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Crucial

Adj extremely necessary

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DOL

To feel pain to grieve

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Indolent

Adj lazy SYN listless ant robust

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Doleful

Adj sad mournful SYN depressed ant cheerful

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Dolorous

Adj mournful gloomy SYN bleak ant uplifting

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ARIC

Sharp

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Acerbic

Adj harsh or biting in tone SYN sharp ant bland

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Acrid

Adj stinging or biting in Oder or taste

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ACRIMONIOUS

Adj exhibiting harsh sharpness in speech or mood SYN bitter ant civil

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Exacerbate

V to make worse or more severe SYN aggravate ant ease

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FERV

To boil be warm

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Fervent

Adj passionately exited or enthusiastic SYN fiery ant indifferent

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Fervor

N emotional excitement SYN eagerness ant apathy

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Effervescent

Adj highly spirited animated SYN bubbly ant lifeless