Vocabulary From Latin and Greek Roots — Book IV, Unit 15

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dictate

to speak aloud in order that one's words may be heard, copied, or recorded; to give an order; to make necessary

malediction

a recital of words intended to harm; a curse

benediction

a blessing

locution

style or action of speaking

eloquent

powerful and expressive

colloquial

of or related to informal speech

evocative

calling forth a vivid image or impression

equivocate

to use misleading or confusing language

advocate

to argue in favor of; someone who argues for

exclamatory

having a forceful, excited, or emotional tone

declaim

to speak loudly and with feeling

clamorous

characterized by a loud noise or outcry

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