Vocabulary From Latin and Greek Roots — Level X, Unit 15

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dictate
1. to speak aloud in order that one's words may be copied, or recorded
2. to give an order; to make necessary
malediction
a recital of words intended to harm; a curse
benediction
a blessing
locution
a style or action of speaking
eloquent
powerful and expressive
colloquial
of or related to informal speech; conversational
evocative
calling forth a vivid image or impression
equivocate
to use misleading or confusing language
advocate
1. to argue in favor of
2. 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