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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