Latin Vocab Dict and Spect

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Contradict

to speak against; to say the opposite

Dictation

what is written down as someone says it

Dictaor

A leader who speaks and rules with total power

Diction

the manner in which something is expressed in words (written or spoken)

Dictionary

a reference book in which spoken or written words are defined

Dictum

a judge's ruling or statement

Edict

public words issued by an official that explain a law or command

Indictment

formal words spoken or written by a jury that charge a person with a crime

Predict

to say what will happen before it occurs

Verdict

the decision a jury makes in a trial; the decision said by the jury

Circumspect

careful to look at all possibilities before acting; cautious; aware of consequences

Inspect

to look at carefully in search of flaws

Introspect

The act of looking at one's own thoughts and feelings

Perspective

one way of looking at things

Respect

to look up to someone; to show honor

Retrospect

looking back at past things

Spectacle

something displayed for the public to see

Spectacles

glasses that help someone see better

Spectator

a person who watches something, such as a sporting event

Speculate

to look at and think about something from different points of view

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